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Luke Davies

Luke Davies was born in Sydney in 1962. He has worked variously as a truck driver, teacher and journalist. Luke Davies’ collection of poetry Absolute Event Horizon was shortlisted for the 1995 Turnbull Fox Phillips poetry prize.

His 1997 novel Candy was filmed in 2006 by Neil Armfield to their co-written screenplay: the film Candy starred Heath Ledger and Abbie Cornish.