Winton Higgins is a Sydney writer, and a senior social-science academic with a long suit in genocide studies. As a creative writer he won the 2002 NSW Writers’ Centre’s short story competition, and in 2003 he published his Holocaust-themed travel diary, Journey into Darkness. His Rule of Law, set amid the Nuremberg trial, was his first historical novel, published in 2016. He is currently writing a second about an ailing aircraft designer facing the slide into a new world war in the 1930s. He and his partner have two adult daughters and three grandchildren.
Winton will appear at the 2019 conference.