Peter Doyle is the author of four novels and two collections of archival forensic photographs, City of Shadows and Crooks Like Us. He writes about pop culture and music history, and has guest-curated a number of museum exhibitions including Pulp Confidential (State Library of NSW) and Suburban Noir (Museum of Sydney). His most recent novel is The Big Whatever. He wrote, directed and narrated the true crime documentary, Slasher Patrol, in 2018. He is an Associate Professor of Media at Macquarie University.