Tim Corballis is the author of the novels Below, Measurement and The Fossil Pits as well as a substantial body of short fiction, essays and art writing. In 2000 he won the Adam Foundation Prize for Below, and in 2005 he was awarded the Creative New Zealand Berlin Writers’ Residency. He recently completed a PhD at the University of Auckland on aesthetic theory. In 2015, he is Writer in Residence at Victoria University. He lives in Wellington with his partner and their twin daughters.