Andrew Croome is a writer living in Melbourne. His first novel, Document Z, won the 2008 The Australian/Vogel Literary Award, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book and won the UTS Award for New Writing at the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. He has worked as a computer programmer, copywriter and writing teacher and holds a PhD in Creative Writing. Currently at work on his second novel, his articles have appeared in various publications, including The Age and The Australian. In 2010, he was named as a Sydney Morning Herald Young Novelist of the Year.