Author Louis Nowra with his shoulder-chihuahua Coco, photographed by Daniel Boud at the Griffin Theatre 30th Anniversary in Sydney in 2009. Author of Chihuahuas, Women and Me: Essays (2005), The Twelfth of Never: A Memoir (1999), and many other books.
His novel Walkabout (1971) was turned into a superb film set in the Australian outback. He has also written for stage, radio, television, as well as screenplays and an opera libretti. The b/w photo below is from 1986, taken by theater photographer Regis Lansac.