James Knight is a marathon runner whose legs may have the occasional rest, but his mind rarely stops turning. He has written ten non-fiction books, spanning Australian history, travel, cricket, and human interest biographies whose subjects include: a Vietnamese refugee; high altitude mountaineer; outback cattle man; kangaroo rescue worker; and numerous cops, ambos, and fire-fighters.

He has written for the Sydney Morning Herald and CNN online, and is also a television journalist and documentary producer who has been on assignment to many parts of the world. He has been a volunteer worker in Africa and South America, and is an ambassador for the international charity, Room To Read. Click to discover more about his writing philosophy: