John Andrew Donix grew up in South Australia where he studied literature at The University of Adelaide and drama at Flinders University before embarking upon a rewarding career in film, television and theatre. He subsequently toured Australia and Asia professionally as a performer of musical theatre. Donix completed his PhD through the prestigious Victorian College of the Arts at The University of Melbourne where he also developed a taste for visual storytelling. His short stories and papers have been published in Australia and USA. Donix strives to empower people whose lives are affected by abuse??always focussing on empowerment, beauty and desire beyond the scarifications of childhood. John currently lives in Spain with his cherished family.