Bernard Cohen is the author of five novels, a children’s picture book and the recent short story collection, When I Saw the Animal (2018). His last novel, The Antibiography of Robert F Menzies won the 2015 Russell Prize for Humour Writing and an Arts Council of England Writer’s Award. He has been writer-in-residence at Sir John Soane’s Museum (London), Taipei International Writers’ Residency, Varuna Writers’ Centre and others. In 2006, Bernard founded The Writing Workshop (www.writingworkshop.com.au). Since then, he has taught creative writing to over 80,000 young people.