Peter Goldsworthy AM is a poet, novelist, short story writer, memoirist, and a medical doctor. Readings from Ecclesiastes (1982), his first collection of poetry, won the Commonwealth Writers Prize, the Government Biennial Literature Prize and the Anne Elder Award. His subsequent works have continued to win critical acclaim and include Maestro (1989), voted by Australian Society of Authors members as one of the Top 40 Australian books of all time; Three Dog Night (2003), winner of the FAW Christina Stead Award; and My Stupid Boyhood (2012). His most recent novel is Minotaur (2019). For more information visit www.petergoldsworthy.com.