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Max Easton is a writer from south west Sydney whose work has appeared in publications including Mess+Noise, Sydney Review of Books, Meanjin, Science for the PeopleVICE and The Lifted Brow. He is the creator and host of the underground music podcast Barely Human, and author of The Magpie Wing, a novel out now through Giramondo Books. He is a former research scientist and rugby league player, and plays in the Sydney punk bands BB & the Blips, The Baby, Basic Human and Romance. 

Max's work circles the social potential of collectivising, the DIY community ethic, and sociopolitical histories from outside the boundaries of industries and institutions. His current writing and research interests include the labour history of rugby league and forgotten stories of underground music.


(Photo: Nash Ferguson)