Patrick Allington

Patrick Allington's novel Figurehead (Black Inc.) was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, and his short fiction, essays, columns and reviews have appeared widely in newspapers, magazines and online. As the inaugural ABR Fellow, he wrote a major essay about the Miles Franklin Literary Award and Australianness. He is also an experienced editor of both fiction and scholarly works, and in 2014 was one of the editors in Seizure’s Viva la Novella competition. Patrick is a Lecturer in English & Creative Writing at Flinders University and is on the boards of both Australian Book Review and the SA Writers Centre.