Patrick Allington’s novel Figurehead was published by Black Inc. in 2009 and longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award. His short fiction, essays and reviews have appeared widely in newspapers, magazines and online. As the inaugural ABR Fellow, he wrote a major essay about the Miles Franklin Literary Award and 'Australianness'.
He is an experienced editor, and is currently editing a project called ‘Rhetoric’ for publication in Seizure later in 2015. Patrick is a lecturer in English & Creative Writing at Flinders University.