I am a Sydney-based writer and copywriter and have worked as a lawyer, public servant and museum curator.
My work has appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Guardian, The Age, The Sun-Herald (Sydney), The Australian, Australian Book Review, The Australian Financial Review, Time Out Sydney, The Big Issue, Real Time, Eureka Street, Good Reading, Mess + Noise and Indigenous Law Bulletin.
You can follow me on instagram: instagram.com/carnival_lights or check out my Facebook page: facebook.com/danielherbornwriter
Some of my favourite things include:
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, The Gaslight Anthem, Jonathan Coe, Pet Sounds, Carson McCullers, Parks and Recreation, The Go-Betweens, Wittertainment, Truman Capote, Amelie, David Foster Wallace, Annie Hall, Paul Harding, Alexander Macqueen, William Trevor, Brideshead Revisited, George Orwell, Nick Earls, David Nicholls, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Chris Ware, Looking for Alibrandi, My Bloody Valentine, Will Grayson, Will Grayson, John Green, Elliott Smith, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Calvin and Hobbes, Adrian Tomine, Mojo, Uncut magazine, MONA, The New York Ballet, The San Antonio Spurs, Grace, Cronulla Sharks, Last Orders, Cider With Rosie, Hans Christian Anderson, John Hughes, Sarah records, Allo Darlin’, Carey Mulligan, Michael Cera, The Apartment, American Beauty, Darren Hanlon, Manhattan, David Bowie, Say Anything, Audrey Hepburn, El Jefe Designs, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, Love and Rockets, Joan Didion, The Field Mice, First Love, The Flaming Lips, Peanuts, The Dinner Party Download, The Bowery Ballroom, Belle and Sebastian, Modern Family, Gideon Haigh, Wil Anderson, Comet Gain, Liverpool FC, Neutral Milk Hotel, Tim Duncan, March madness, Amelia Fletcher, The Office, Joanna Newsom, The Third Man , Low, Husker Du, Juno, Yo La Tengo, The Night of the Hunter, Carissa’s Wierd, Sharon Van Etten, Pinkerton, The Buzzcocks’ Singles Going Steady, The Smiths, Retro NBA, Phillip James Bailey’s Festus, Dylan Thomas, The XX, Old cricket books, Coffee, The Walkmen, The BBC World Service, Summer Heights High, Moleskine notebooks, Louis C.K, c86, The Australian Ballet, Anna Goldsworthy, Brooklyn Bridge, The Stone Roses, Fenway Park, Billy Wilder, Camera Obscura, The SCG, Roger Federer, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Slate‘s Culture Gabfest, Big Star, Mike Birbiglia, Alan Partridge, Arrested Development, The Little Dum Dum Club, CLR James and Flight of the Conchords.
You can contact me at danielherborn1 at gmail dot com