Born in Sydney, Australia in 1949, Bruce Hanna is the author of Fatal Moments (a novel, A&R, 1987) Empire of Exiles (A&R Poet of the Month, 1977), Hugh Janus (a novel, Smashwords, 2017) and Babu (a novel, Smashwords, 2017). His cartoons, poetry and other writings appeared in the Australian, the Bulletin, the Sydney Morning Herald, Nation Review and Tribune. He is responsible for the PsychoJunk Recordings (1999-2004), and edited the short-lived independent Adelaide newspaper Paper TV (1984). An opponent of the American War in Vietnam, Hanna was granted amnesty under the Whitlam government. He was Secretary of the Unemployed Workers’ Union SA and a founding member of the now defunct Environmentalists for Full Employment and the Industrial Democracy Association. He designed and conducted the Tangentyere Efficiency and Morale (TEAM) Project (Alice Springs, 1986) and subsequently worked as an advisor to legislative authorities, and senior mediator within the SA industrial training sphere (1987-2009). Since 1975 he has travelled extensively, writing in the Seychelles, the south of France and several Asian countries. He resides in Paradise, South Australia under supervision of two adult children.