James Robertson-Hirst is a writer and performer. He has been published in NScribe, Windmills, Rag and Bone Man Press, Hive and Right Now and recorded stories for All the Best radio. He produced and presented a short story program on Vision Australia Radio from 2011 to 2013. He was a member of West Writers Group in 2014 and 2015. He was Highly Commended in the Brimbank Writers Awards in 2013 and 2014 and shortlisted in the inaugural Peter Carey Short Story Prize in 2017 for his story The Anti Novelist.