Richard Lunn was born in Sydney, where he lives with his wife Helen. He has travelled extensively in Europe and Asia, most recently in Cambodia and Laos. His last book was a novel called Feast of All Souls, which won the Alan Marshall Award. His stories have been widely anthologised and have been published in the collection, The Taxidermist’s Dance. His collection of poetry, Pompeii Deep Fry, won the Anne Elder Award for Poetry.
He is currently a lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Western Sydney and has been awarded a doctorate in Creative Arts from the University of Wollongong.