James Boyce is the author of Born Bad (2016) from SPCK, which was first published in Australia in 2014.

He is also the author, of 1835 (2011) and Van Diemen’s Land (2008). Van Diemen’s Land, won the Tasmania Book Prize and the Colin Roderick Award and was shortlisted for the NSW, Victorian and Queensland premiers’ literary awards, as well as the Prime Minister’s award.  1835 won the Age Book of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Award, the Western Australian Premier’s Book Award, the Adelaide Festival Award for Literature and the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award.

Boyce holds a PhD from the University of Tasmania, where he is an honorary research associate of the School of Geography and Environmental Studies.

You can follow James on Twitter @JamesBoyceBooks