A.S. Patric is the author of Las Vegas for Vegans, shortlisted in the 2013 Queensland Literary Awards for the Steele Rudd Award. He is also the author The Rattler & other stories and Bruno Kramzer. A.S. Patric is the winner of the 2011 Ned Kelly Award and the 2011 Booranga Prize. Best Australian Stories 2010 and 2012 featured his work and he has been published in many periodicals. Hs novel Black Rock White City won the Miles Franklin Award in 2016.