Chris Kennedy is a well known Australian film maker. He has written, directed and produced four feature films.
His best known movie "Doing Time for Patsy Cline" opened the Sydney Film Festival, won the Australian Writer's Guild Award for the best original film script, and won the San Diego Film Festival Award for the best original screenplay. It also received three Film Critics of Australia Awards and five AFI Awards.
His movie "A Man's Gotta Do" won the audience-vote Zenith Award at the Montreal Film Festival.
Chris has twice received Australian Film Institute nominations for best original screenplay, and won numerous other writing and film making awards, both in Australia and elsewhere.
He lives in Sydney with his wife and three children.
This is his first novel.