Lech Blaine is a writer from country Queensland. His stories have been published in Best Australian Essays, The Griffith Review, The Lifted Brow and The Monthly. He was an inaugural recipient of a Griffith Review Queensland Writers Fellowship. In 2017, he was a co-winner of the Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award.
Black Inc. will release his first book Car Crash: A Memoir in 2020. This will be followed by a trilogy of narrative non-fiction works exploring the intersecting fault lines of class, trauma and mental illness within his family and Australia more broadly.