Deakin alumni and award winning author Aaron Sterns is announced at the special guest and speaker at the My Deakin World Short Film Festival – Deakin Edge, Federation Square, 1 September, 2014.
Aaron is the co-writer of Wolf Creek 2 (Best Screenplay Madrid International Fantastic Film Festival 2014), and author of the prequel novel Wolf Creek: Origin from Penguin Books.
Author of various Aurealis Award-nominated and Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror recommended short stories, including ‘The Third Rail’ and the dark werewolf-bouncer world of ‘Watchmen’ (the basis for his upcoming novel Blood), Sterns is a former lecturer in Gothic & Subversive Fiction, editor of The Journal of the Australian Horror Writers and Ph.D. student in postmodern horror.
Aaron is part of a panel on the Australian Gothic in Cinema, at the Melbourne Writers Festival, Saturday 30 August. He is currently at work on his next novel and a raft of screenplays.