Kevin Childs is the author of eight books, an editor, university lecturer, journalist, screenwriter and media consultant.
His long-term project is No Surrender, looking at Aboriginal leaders who, for cultural and other reasons, resisted the tide of squatters and other Europeans. It was helped by a Fellowship by the State Library of Victoria.
A former Sunday newspaper Editor and for many years a senior writer with The Age, Childs lectures in literary journalism and feature writing at RMIT University. He edited the quality quarterly, the Australian Rationalist and was media adviser to the Law Institute of Victoria for six years.