Craig Cormick


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Craig Cormick in an Australian science communicator and author. He was born in Wollongong in 1961, and is known for his creative writing and social research into public attitudes towards new technologies. He has lived mainly in Canberra, but has also in Iceland (1980–81) and Finland (1984–85). He has published 15 books of fiction and non-fiction, and numerous articles in refereed journals. He has been active in the Canberra writing community, teaching and editing, was Chair of the ACT Writers Centre from 2003 to 2008 and in 2006 was Writer in Residence at the University of Science in Penang, Malaysia.

Cormick's creative writing has appeared in most of Australia's literary journals including Southerly, Westerly, Island, Meanjin, The Phoenix R
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“Well done, Lorenzo,” he said, “You were as cool and brave as a… as a …” He looked up the ceiling and walls around him as if searching for a word that had just been there before him and was now escaping up there out of sight. Finally he said, “As cool and brave as something that was both cool and brave.” He reached out one arm and punched Lorenzo’s shoulder, and said, “God, I hate it when metaphors evade me.”
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“You can call me Virgil,” he said. “Is that your real name?” “No. But I think you’d prefer that to calling me Beatrice.” “I don’t understand half the things you say,” said Lorenzo. “But that means you do understand about half, which puts you up near the top of the ladder.”
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“Now come, and steel yourself, for to do this we must descend into the very underworld itself, like… well, like, like two men going into the underworld.”
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