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Adam Ford

Adam Ford

Adam Ford has written two books of poetry called From My Head and Not Quite the Man for the Job and a novel called Man Bites Dog. He publishes his own zines and comics and runs a blog called Monkey Punch Dinosaur (

He has been published in HEAT, Going Down Swinging, Meanjin, pindeldyboz, Conceived on a Tram, Snorkel, hutt and Cordite. He is currently working on a novel written in the NeoPulp style, which is a style that he didn't invent, but which he did make up a name for. Adam lives in Central Victoria with his wife, their daughter, a cat and five chickens. His website is

Adam Ford will be appearing:

This popular session will explore the ways in which you can become a published author.
Join John Marsden, Margo Lanagan and Lili Wilkinson as they speak about the books they’ve loved over the years.
Join Tracie Morris and Adam Ford, as they discuss how poetry and performance can be the most direct form of communication.