Angelo Loukakis is a writer, teacher, scriptwriter, editor and publisher. He is the author of the fiction titles including For the Patriarch, Vernacular Dreams, and The Memory of Tides. His non-fiction works include a book for children, The Greeks, and the book of the SBS television series, Who Do You Think You Are? His collection of short stories, For the Patriarch, was winner of a NSW Premier’s Literary Award. He was Executive Director of the Australian Society of Authors, from 2010 to 2016.