Paul Galimond studied comparative religion and literature at the University of Queensland. After living overseas in Nepal and Japan he completed postgraduate studies at the University of Melbourne. He lives in Melbourne.
All essays by Paul Galimond
Journey to Horseshoe Bend
by T.G.H. Strehlow
Published October, 2015
To Know Is To Live: On Strehlow’s Journey to Horseshoe Bend
The most inspired writing in Journey to Horseshoe Bend is in Strehlow’s narratives of ‘storied land’. Many ancestral stories relating to animals — wallabies, emus, fish, birds, snakes — are lucidly and meaningfully given.
Jul. 2016 • Australian literature • Non-fiction
John Morrison: writer of proletarian life
In 1986 John Morrison received the Patrick White Literary Award and in 1989, the Order of Australia. Today, all his books are out of print and his name has fallen into neglect. What happened? Paul Gallimond tracks the evolution of a distinctive strain of Australian socialist realism.
Aug. 2015 • Fiction