Chris Flynn is the author of Mammoth (UQP, 2020), The Glass Kingdom (Text, 2014) and A Tiger in Eden (Text, 2012), which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize.
His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in The Age, The Australian, The Guardian, Meanjin, Australian Book Review, The Saturday Paper, The Big Issue, McSweeney’s and many others.
In ConversationERIN HORTLE: In Tasmania, there is a place where female octopuses emerge from the water and make their way across an isthmus, with a highway running across it, in search of habitat to extrude their eggs. Luckily, on the...
FictionWALKING ON TRAIN tracks is unnatural. The distance between the wooden sleepers is just longer than a normal footstep, so you have to look down constantly to make sure you don′t stumble. Staring along the railway line is disorienting,...
The Neon Boneyard
ReportageTHE ROAD TO the Neon Boneyard is littered with evidence that even the glitz and wealth of Las Vegas is not immune to the economic downturn so evident in other American cities. Our cab driver, Bryan, is from Denver....