Nick Cave AO is an Australian singer, songwriter, poet, lyricist, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional actor. Known for his baritone voice and for fronting the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Cave released his first book, King Ink, in 1988. It is a collection of lyrics and plays, including collaborations with Lydia Lunch. Cave's second novel The Death of Bunny Munro was published in 2009 by Harper Collins books. It tells the story of a sex-addicted salesman.