Stephen Scourfield is a professional, fulltime writer and photographer, and magazine and book editor. Prior to his migration to Western Australia in 1985, he was a Fleet Street journalist and editor. Scourfield is currently (2005) the travel editor of The West Australian and was the 2003 winner of the MEAA AJA Travel Report Prize for an article which gave a special insight into South African townships. He is the recipient of an international United Nations Peace Award for his media work on multiculturalism.
Other Country2007single work novel 'Set in the mythic, remote country of the Top End, Other Country tells the story of two young brothers, The Ace and Wild Billy, and their struggle to overcome the bitter legacy of their brutal father. Bound by blood and memories and trust, they are destined to clash one fettered by the past, the other straining towards the future. And out of it all lead only two paths to end up mean and empty like the Old Man, or not.' (Publisher's blurb)