Steven Amsterdam is a writer and palliative care nurse.

His fiction and non-fiction has appeared in The Age, Conde Nast Traveller, Meanjin, The Monthly, Salon, Sleepers Almanac, and The Virginia Quarterly Review, as well as other journals and anthologies.

His debut novel, Things We Didn’t See Coming, won The Age Book of the Year and was longlisted for The Guardian First Book Award.

His second book, What the Family Needed, was longlisted for the International IMPAC Prize and shortlisted for the Encore Award.

His new novel is The Easy Way Out.