Harry Saddler was born in Canberra and has lived in Melbourne since 2004. He studied biology at the Australian National University, focusing particularly on ecology and bird behaviour. His flash-fiction has appeared in The Lifted Brow and The Canary Press, and his longer fiction has been published by Ginninderra Press, while for his non-fiction nature writing he was joint-winner of the 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival/Blurb Inc. Blog-to-Book Challenge. In 2015 he was shortlisted for The Lifted Brow Prize for Experimental Non-Fiction. His book about the long-distance migration of the eastern curlew will be published by Affirm Press in 2017.