ZURBO, Matt(hew). Australian, b. 1967. Genres: Young adult fiction, Children's fiction. Career: Writer; factory worker and mountain worker. Publications: Blow Kid, Blow!, 1996; Idiot Pride (young adult), 1997; I Got a Rocket, 1997; Stealing the World, 1998; Hot Nights, Cool Dragons (young adult); Eight Ball (short stories). Address: Cobweb Gully, 40 Apollo Bay, Post Office 3233, Australia.