About the Author
Gordon Peake was born in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland in 1973.
His first book was a memoir of life in Timor-Leste, one of the world’s newest and least visited nations. The book, Beloved Land: Stories Struggles and Secrets from Timor-Leste, was winner of the 2014 Australian Capital Territory Book of the Year and People’s Choice Award.
Gordon lives in Canberra with his wife, Suzanne, and their two boys, Charlie and Patrick.