George Haddad is a writer and artist practising on Gadigal land. His debut book Populate and Perish was the 2016 Viva La Novella Prize winner. His short story ’Kátharsis’ was awarded the 2018 Neilma Sidney prize. George’s work can be read at Overland, The Lifted Brow, Sydney Review of Books, Seizure, Runway and un Magazine. Other works have been exhibited at Firstdraft, ReadingRoom, Kudos and Metro Arts. He is currently a doctoral candidate at the Writing and Society Centre, Western Sydney University, where he is also a sessional tutor.