Barry Divola writes for magazines and newspapers, including Rolling Stone, the (sydney) magazine, Who and the Sydney Morning Herald. He is the author of three non-fiction books: Fanclub, Searching For Kingly Critter and The Secret Life of Backpackers. He is also co-author of three children’s books: M Is For Metal, Never Mind Your P’s and Q’s: Here’s The Punk Alphabet and The ABC&W: The Country and Western Alphabet. Barry has won the Banjo Paterson Award for short fiction three times. He lives in Sydney.