Avi Duckor-Jones is an Auckland (NZ)-based writer. Although trained as a lawyer, he gained his MA in creative writing from Victoria University’s International Institute of Modern Letters (NZ) in 2013. His travel writing has appeared in various publications, including BBC Travel, The NZ Listener and Lonely Planet. Avi’s play, On Dry Land, was performed in Wellington in 2017 and his TV series Avi’s Return to Ghana aired on TVNZ in 2018. His first novel, Swim, won the 2018 Viva la Novella Award.