Jake Sandtner is an experienced marketing professional with a demonstrated history of working in fashion and surf. He has worked as a journalist, designer and digital advertiser, and is currently freelancing as a writer and graphic designer. Jake lives in Currumbin, Australia, and is an emerging author.

Jake Sandtner’s creative memoir of Taj Burrow will be published by Fremantle Press in 2021 (in Lines to the Horizon: Australian surf writing). Jake is currently completing a PhD at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. He spends his day job in marketing for Silk Laundry.

When not writing, you can find Jake cruising coastlines, enjoying a cold beer or disrupting his cat’s sleeping habits. He’s a sucker for motorbikes, a half-hearted photographer, surf lover and a devoted book worm.