ORIGINALLY from London’s East End, Keith Austin has been a journalist more than 35 years. After working in local newspapers in London, Essex and the Home Counties he made the move to Fleet Street in 1986 when he joined The Sunday Times as deputy chief sub.
Since then Keith has worked in Glasgow, Beijing and, for the past 18 years, Sydney, Australia.
HE HAS been, variously, a chief sub, production editor, travel editor, feature writer, regular columnist, news reporter, restaurant and book reviewer, and has also edited two cookbooks, Blokes and Seafood.
HE IS also the author of GRYMM, a novel for Young Adults described by The Guardian as “up there with Stephen King and Neil Gaiman”, and SNOW, WHITE, which is due out in May 2014. He is editor of four editions of the Pub Food Guide for NSW. He is passionate about food, drink, travel, writing, photography, humour and football. But not in that order.Keith lives in Sydney, Australia, and can be contacted on:
MOBILE: (+612) 0438-252233