17 March 2017

Tom Doig

Tom Doig is a writer, editor and PhD candidate. He was born in Wellington, New Zealand. Today he is living near Melbourne in Portarlington.

He has been published in The Big Issue, The Lifted Brow, Sleepers Almanac and Voiceworks magazine. His plays include Survival of the Prettiest, Hitlerhoff and Selling Ice to the Remains of the Eskimos.

His first book is Moron to Moron (Allen & Unwin) and his next book is The Coal Face: Stories from the Morwell Mine Fire (Penguin), which is the joint winner of the inaugural Oral History Victoria Education Innovation Award 2015.

Tom is currently a PhD candidate at Monash University, researching the lived experience of climate change in Australia.