Robert Hoge has worked as a journalist, a speechwriter, a science communicator for the CSIRO and a political advisor to the former Queensland Premier and Deputy Premier. He has had numerous short stories, articles, interviews and other works published in Australia and overseas. He also enjoys photography, and is interested in disability advocacy and social engagement.
This fabulous easy-to-read tale is a treasure for anyone who has ever given their looks a second thought. Ugly offers a bracing perspective on life, love and the real definition of beauty. - Good ReadThis is an incredible life story that will no doubt attract much publicity and discussion about beauty, ugliness and how we value ourselves. - Australian Bookseller + PublisherThere is much to be learned from this ugly man whose spirit is truly beautiful. - The Saturday Age[A] frank, wry and funny memoir ... - The Sunday Age