Damon Young is an award-winning philosopher and author. Damon's thirteen books of nonfiction and children's fiction are published internationally and translated into twelve languages. He has also written poetry, short fiction, essays, and is a regular radio and festival guest. Damon is an Associate in the School of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. A Melburnian by birth, he now lives in Hobart with sociologist & author Ruth Quibell and their children.