Adam Thompson is an emerging Aboriginal (pakana) writer from Tasmania. In 2016–17, Adam received writing awards through the Tamar Valley Writers Festival and the Tasmanian Writers and Readers Festival. Adam has been awarded a First Nations Fellowship at Varuna – The Writers House, several Arts Tasmania grants, and was one of ten recipients of The Next Chapter initiative through the Wheeler Centre. His writing has appeared in the Australian Dictionary of Biography, Kill Your Darlings, and The Griffith Review and Adam's debut short-story collection, Born into This, was published by UQP in February 2021. A regular collaborator on the Little J & Big Cuz television series, The Stormy Night is Adam's first children's book.