Geoff Lemon has covered cricket as a writer and broadcaster since 2010, including touring with the Australian men's and women's teams since 2013, for outlets including the ABC, BBC, Wisden Almanack, The Guardian, The Cricketer, The Saturday Paper and Cricinfo. He has worked on radio and television in Australia, England, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka, the Caribbean, Ireland and the UAE, and hosts cricket podcast The Final Word. His writing outside sport appears in places like Best Australian Stories, The Monthly and Meanjin. He's editor of one of Australia's oldest literary publications, Going Down Swinging, and formerly directed the National Young Writers Festival. His previous books were the essay collection The Sturgeon General Presents, collaborative novel Willow Pattern, and poetry collection Sunblind.
'The perfect antidote to whingeing Pom syndrome: a beautifully executed forensic analysis of the Australian cricketing psyche.' * Richard Charkin, Chairman of John Wisden *