Clem Gorman pioneered experimental theatre in Australia before working as an arts administrator in London. Nine of his plays have been staged professionally and he has written nine books of non-fiction. He has taught at universities in Australia and the US and now writes on the visual arts. Therese Gorman wrote stage plays in the 1970s with her late husband, and with her husband Clem has co-authored Sydney Harbour: A Guide from North Head to South Head and this book. She and Clem are currently working on a biography of Sydney artist Wendy Sharpe.