Adam Thompson is an emerging Aboriginal (pakana) writer from Launceston, who mainly writes short-fiction. Thompson received writing awards through the Tamar Valley Writers Festival (2016) and the Tasmanian Writers and Readers Festival (2017). In 2018, Thompson was awarded a First Nations Fellowship at Varuna Writers House, and was one of ten recipients of The Next Chapter initiative through the Wheeler Centre. In 2018-19, Thompson was a guest writer on the Stompin Youth Dance performance, Nowhere. Thompson works full-time at the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre and is passionate about advancing the interests of the Aboriginal community.