Dr Alex Vickery-Howe
Alex Vickery-Howe is an award-winning playwright and emerging novelist. In 2008 he made his writing debut with Once Upon a Midnight, a bilingual, bicultural horror rock musical. The show opened in Okinawa, Japan, before selling out again at the Adelaide OzAsia Festival. Since then, he has written for the stage in partnership with a number of theatre companies. His plays Out of the Ordinary and Watchlist are available from Currency Press. He holds a PhD from Flinders University, where he teaches across Creative Writing, Screen and Drama.
Humans are not built for long-term thinking. Our daily routines, our social lives––and especially our electoral cycles––are all geared towards the here and now. The immediate problem. The quick thrill. Continue reading »