Zac Picker grew up in Kansas and currently resides in Bulanaming/Marrickville. During the day he is a physics PhD student, studying black holes and dark matter. By night Zac doubles as a writer of weird fiction, with stories published in magazines and journals such as Island, Soft Stir, Aniko Press, Curiouser, and Going Down Swinging, winning the Swinburne Microfiction Prize in 2020, as well as both the Honi Soit Writing Competition and the USU Creative Awards in 2021., insta @zac_picker