David John King

Location St. Leonards, Victoria, Australia
Occupation Writer/filmmaker/Video Artist
Website http://

About Me

DavidKing is an award-winning writer (and former journalist)whose work has been published in many Australian magazines and newspapers.
He is also an independent filmmaker and video artist whose short narrative films and experimental videos have been, and still are being, screened at film/video festivals and other screening venues around the world.
His ultra-low budget quasi-sci fi feature film, PURGE, is available on Amazon and other DVD retail sites.
He currently lives in the Victorian seaside town of St. Leonards with his partner and 10-year old daughter.

Why do you write?

I write to express ideas and to explore new possibilities in style and genre.

I make films and video art for much the same reasons.

Any favorite authors? Books?

William Gibson, William S Burroughs, Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Kurt Vonnegut, Roberto Bolano, Umberto Eco, Anthony Burgess, J. G Ballard, George Orwell, Martin Amis, Simon Morden, Ryzard Kapusinksky, Thomas Frieman, Phillip Knightley, Delacorta.

Idoru, Cities of the Red Night, Labyrinths, If on a winter's night, a traveller..., Galapagos, Cat's Cradle, Monsieur Pain, Focault's Pendulum, Clockwork Orange, Crash, 1984, Diva, Another Day Of LIfe, The Soccer War, Cafe Europa, Stasiland, The First Casualty...

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