Peter Barry was born in England, brought up in Scotland and has lived in Australia since 1990, in both Sydney and Melbourne.
He has had two novels published: I Hate Martin Amis et al in the US, UK and Australia in 2010, and We All Fall Down in Australia in 2012. The Walk, his third novel, is due out in April 2017.
Peter has also had many short stories published in Australian literary journals, and was shortlisted for the prestigious Calibre essay prize. He is currently working on another novel and a memoir.
He is married, has three children and lives near Melbourne.