Sam Cooney

Sam Cooney is publisher at The Lifted Brow. He’s worked with several publications and publishers to bring new work to fruition, and his own writing has featured in many places, including The Saturday Paper, The Age, The Australian, a Sleepers Almanac, Meanjin, Island, and as a founding part of the McSweeney’s Silent History geofiction project. He teaches at various universities in Melbourne, and was a judge of the 2013 Victorian Premier’s Unpublished Manuscript Award, the 2015 Victorian Premier’s Non-Fiction Prize, and the 2015 Lord Mayor’s Narrative Non-Fiction Prize. He is excited about the very first novel The Lifted Brow will be publishing later this year, and is currently working on a book about meat to be published by Scribe in 2017.