David Hunt


David Hunt is an historian, writer and satirist. David’s first book, Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia won the 2014 Indie Award for Non-Fiction and was shortlisted for the Australian Book Industry Awards and New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards. The sequel, True Girt, and David’s first children’s book, The Nose Pixies, were published in 2016. David’s Australian history podcast with ABC Radio, Rum, Rebels & Ratbags, was one of Rolling Stone Australia’s top four podcasts of 2016 and one of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Ten history podcasts you need to hear.” David has written for The Sydney Morning HeraldThe AgeThe GuardianThe Chaser Quarterly and The Hoopla, and regularly talks about Australian history on ABC Radio. David has a birthmark that looks like Tasmania, only smaller and not as far south.