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Chris Flynn, author of Mammoth
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Chris Flynn


Chris Flynn is the author of The Glass Kingdom and A Tiger in Eden, which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize. His fiction and non-fiction have appeared in The Age, The Australian, Griffith Review, Meanjin, Australian Book Review, The Saturday Paper, Smith Journal, The Big Issue, Monster Children, McSweeney’s and many other publications. He has conducted interviews for The Paris Review and is a regular presenter at literary festivals across Australia. His newest novel, Mammoth, was shortlisted for the 2021 Indie Book Awards for Adult Fiction and the Russell Prize for Humour Writing. Chris lives on Phillip Island, next to a penguin sanctuary.