Sam Bunny lives in Melbourne with his wife Selina and daughter Bella. His previous novel Estuary was nominated for the 2013 Dublin IMPAC Award.
"There will be no going back, perhaps no going forward. Nothing will ever be the same, each relationship will have to be re-made. It is death- no reason, no compassion, no art."
In his second book, Sam Bunny bravely engages with the problems of asylum-seekers in Australia and compels readers to empathise wholeheartedly with their 'othered' existence. Could the plight of the inhabitants of The Lot be fictitious after all?