Chris Flynn: Heroic Hounds
Chris Flynn surveys history’s chivalrous canines: Lassie vs Nazis in Norway, Inspector Rex as a speedboat-piloting crimefighter - and his own family pup’s skill in dodging the authorities.
Chris Flynn is the author of The Glass Kingdom and A Tiger in Eden, which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize. His latest novel is Mammoth, released in March 2020. His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in the Age, the Australian, Griffith Review, Meanjin, Australian Book Review, the Saturday Paper, Smith Journal, the Big Issue, Monster Children, McSweeney’s and many other publications. He has conducted interviews for the Paris Review and is a regular presenter at literary festivals across Australia. Chris lives on Phillip Island, next to a penguin sanctuary.