Tom Petsinis is a Melbourne-based poet, playwright and novelist. After attending Fitzroy High School, he studied mathematics at the University of Melbourne, completed his MA and PhD while lecturing at Victoria University, and is presently employed as a mathematics coordinator at Deakin University.

Tom’s published work includes nine collections of poetry, six plays, six novels and a book of short stories. He is the recipient of a number of awards, residencies, fellowships and short-listings. He has presented at Australia’s major literary festivals and several international festivals. His fiction has been widely translated.