David Cohen was born in
Perth, Western Australia, and now lives in Melbourne. His short fiction
has appeared in HQ,
Meanjin, Metro, Space: New Writing
and in the anthologies Sibling
Stories (1997), The
2001 Glen Eira Literary Awards Anthology and Allnighter (2006).
He won the HQ/Flamingo Short Story Prize in 1999. He has co-written Surfiní Girlfriend,
a musical comedy for the stage, and his short television script Forbidden Fruit
was screened on 11 October 2007 as part of SBSís Marx and Venus
series. Fear of Tennis
won a Varuna Award for Manuscript Development in 2002. He is currently
writing a second novel.