Vincent Silk is an Australian writer living in Narrm, Melbourne. His fiction and non-fiction have been published in Archer, Going Down Swinging and Un Magazine. He was a 2016 writer in residence at Next Wave Festival and 2016 writer in residence at Firstdraft, writing art criticism. His writing practice is characterised by an interest in subverting heteronormative embodiment, camp and abject humour, examining power structures and genre fiction. His first novel Sisters of No Mercy is an adventure in hysterical realism, looking at the impacts of global climate catastrophe on urban life.