Damon Young is an award-winning philosopher and author.


Damon's thirteen books of nonfiction and children's fiction are published internationally, and translated into twelve languages.


He writes for newspapers and magazines, and is a regular radio and festival guest. Damon has also published poetry and short fiction.

He is an Associate in the School of Philosophy at the University of Melbourne, and Founding Faculty at the School of Life, Melbourne.

A Melburnian by birth, Damon now lives in Hobart with his wife, sociologist & author Ruth Quibell, and their son and daughter.

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