Jock Serong is a senior writer for Surfing World and regular contributor to other titles including The Guardian, Surfer, Tracks and Slow magazine. His debut novel, Quota, won the 2015 Ned Kelly Award for Best First Crime Novel. His most recent novel is The Rules of Backyard Cricket is Shortlisted, Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction, 2017 and longlisted for various other literary awards. His third novel ‘On Java Ridge’ is set for release in August 2017. Jock is married with four children and lives in South West, Victoria.