Liam Pieper is a Melbourne-based author and journalist. His 2014 memoir, The Feel-Good Hit of the Year, follows his journey from starry-eyed flower child to inept gangster. It was shortlisted for the National Biography Award and the Ned Kelly Best True Crime award, and selected as a State Library of Victoria Summer Read and the 2015 One Book One Wagga pick. His most recent book is the Penguin Special Mistakes Were Made, a volume of humorous essays of which the Weekend Australian wrote, 'His writing is electric.' He was co-recipient of the 2014 M Literary Award, and the inaugural creative resident of the UNESCO City of Literature of Prague. You can find him on Twitter @liampieper or on the Internet Proper at liampieper.com.