Jock Serong lives and writes in western Victoria. He has worked as a criminal barrister, an editor and magazine features writer. He is the author of the Ned Kelly Award-winning Quota (2014), the bestselling The Rules of Backyard Cricket (2016) and the Colin Roderick Award and Staunch Prize winner, On the Java Ridge (2017). His latest novel is Preservation, which re-imagines the story of the Sydney Cove shipwreck near Tasmania in 1797.
Jock is part of our 2019 conference.