Liam Pieper is an author, journalist, and the Content Director of Writers Bloc, a publication for emerging writers. His 2014 memoir, The Feel-Good Hit of The Year was shortlisted for the National Biography Award. He has also written a collection of essays, Mistakes Were Made (2015) and a novel, The Toymaker (2016). His writing has appeared in The Saturday Paper, The Age, The Good Weekend, Smith Journal, Meanjin, The Best of The Lifted Brow and elsewhere. He was co-recipient of the 2014 M Literary Award, and was the inaugural creative resident of the UNESCO City of Literature of Prague.