Vin Maskell is a widely-published professional writer based in Melbourne, Australia.
My Brother’s Jumper, first published in The Big Issue, was part of the 2008 edition of Best Australian Essays.
Jacaranda Avenue, a short collection of non-fiction family narratives which were mainly published in The Age, was published in 2003.
In 1999 Vin and and his good friend Gina Perry wrote the text book Write to Publish (Allen & Unwin).
Since 2011 Vin has been writing weekly about scoreboards at his site Scoreboard Pressure.