Damon Young is an award-winning philosopher and author.


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


Damon has written literary essays, short stories and poetry. He also writes for newspapers and magazines, and is a regular radio and festival guest.

A PhD in philosophy, Damon is the author of various peer-reviewed papers, and the co-editor of two collections.


He is an Associate in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne.

A Melburnian by birth, Damon now lives in Hobart with sociologist & author Ruth Quibell, and their children.

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