has written widely on Australian and Asian culture. He has published several acclaimed novels, two collections of short stories, essays and a memoir, and was general editor of the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature (2009). He is Professor of English and Creative Writing at The University of Adelaide.
Pieces by this contributor:
Australia’s Asia offers counter-narratives to the received Australian narrative of Asia, dominated by the implementation, impact and slow dismantling of the White Australia policy.
The Burning Library begins with an incendiary question: ‘Who or what killed Australian literature?’ The book investigates various possible answers before solving the mystery with the surprise discovery that the corpse may not be dead after all.