Campbell Thomson is a Melbourne writer and barrister. He practises criminal, native title, and environmental law. He produces and acts, most recently with Othello at 45downstairs. He is a judicial officer for the Australian Rugby Union and a rugby tragic. He was an officer in The Black Watch in Germany and Northern Ireland. His most recent poems were published in Overland, Cordite, and Rabbit. He used to talk about films on ABC local radio.