Each morning, the last humans start their day with graphic footage from the front. This is what sustains them - literally.
Patrick Allington is a writer and editor. His fiction includes the novel Figurehead, which was longlisted for the 2010 Miles Franklin Literary Award, as well as short stories published in Meanjin, Griffith Review,The Big Issue, and elsewhere. His nonfiction and criticism have also appeared widely. Patrick is a former commissioning editor of the University of Adelaide Press. He has taught politics, communications, writing, and editing, most recently at Flinders University. He lives in the Adelaide foothills with his family.