Dr David Sornig

Scholarly essays and exhibition: Dudley Flats: A psychogeography.

The project will result in a set of works about the lives of some of the marginalised inhabitants of the largely forgotten homeless camp located on an administrative no-man’s land between West Melbourne and Footscray from the Depression to the 1950s.

Dr David Sornig holds a PhD and is a current student in the Master of Information Management at RMIT. His novel Spiel was published in 2009, and he is a regularly published writer of short fiction, essays, reviews and literary criticism. David contributes monthly book reviews to The Adelaide Review and was a fiction editor for Wet ink magazine. He has taught creative writing and literary studies at Deakin University, Victoria University and Flinders University, and is currently a tutor at the University of Melbourne. In 2011/12, David was awarded grants by the Australia Council, Arts SA and Arts Victoria to continue work on a new novel.