Bernard Cohen is a Sydney-based writer and director of The Writing Workshop. His latest book, the story collection When I Saw the Animal (UQP), was published in September 2018. Bernard’s last novel, The Antibiography of Robert F. Menzies, won the 2015 Russell Prize for Humour Writing. His poem 'Fruit Barn' was shortlisted for the 2018 Overland Fair Australia Poetry Prize. For Bernard’s writing, see www.bernardcohen.com.au. For his teaching, please visit www.writingworkshop.com.au.