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Serge Liberman

Serge Liberman

Dr Serge Liberman OAM (1942–2017) was an author, editor, scholar, bibliographer and medical practitioner. For more than 40 years he was a leading light in Australian Jewish literary and multicultural spheres. He published six collections of short stories, and was an editor of the Melbourne Chronicle, associate editor of the multicultural journal Outrider, literary editor of the Australian Jewish News and Menorahand vice-president of PEN Melbourne.

Self Portrait - Serge Liberman

September 1986, no. 84 18 November 2022
As the child of survivors of a war-battered, sorely depleted driftwood generation, I have acquired reasons in plenty to call myself lucky. Perhaps more, far more, than merely lucky. Born in Russia, the son of Polish, Jewish refugees, my life might have evolved in line with any number of scenarios, the final actual one being arguably among the least foreseeable. We may, for instance, my parents a ... (read more)