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David Cohen
Fear of Tennis

Short story writer and novelist
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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 Westerly 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.

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