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Victor Kelleher

Victor Kelleher

Victor Kelleher is an author and educator. He has taught in Africa, New Zealand and Australia, living in Australia since 1976. He was associate professor at the University of New England in Armidale, NSW, before moving to Sydney to write full-time.

Self Portrait - Victor Kelleher

June 1986, no. 81 18 November 2022
Writing fiction is something I originally stumbled upon rather than consciously chose. Much the same can be said of my career as student and university teacher. Brought up in London in a lower working-class family, I certainly harboured no intellectual or literary ambitions. Like the rest of my family, I looked forward only to escaping from school as soon as possible and settling down to a steady ... (read more)