Luke Johnson is a writer and academic. His short fiction has appeared in such places as Southerly, Griffith Review, Overland, Westerly, Island, Going Down Swinging, HEAT and Mascara Review, and has won or been listed for such prizes as Josephine Ulrick Award, Elizabeth Jolley Prize, Katharine Susannah Prichard Prize, Chapter One Prize, AlburyCity Short Story Award, and two Varuna PIP fellowships.