Adam Thompson is an emerging Aboriginal (pakana) writer from Launceston, who writes contemporary, Aboriginal themed short-fiction. Adam has received writing awards through the Tamar Valley Writers Festival and the Tasmanian Writers and Readers Festival. In 2018, Adam was awarded a First Nations Fellowship at Varuna Writers House, and was one of ten recipients of The Next Chapter initiative through the Wheeler Centre. Adam has had fiction published by Kill Your Darlings. He works full-time at the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre.