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Jeremy Fisher

Jeremy Fisher

Jeremy Fisher is senior lecturer in writing at the University of New England, a position he came to after over thirty-five years’ experience as writer, editor, publisher, indexer, and advocate for authors’ interests. Among his research interests are the pulp fiction of the 1960s and 1970s, G.M. Glaskin, and publishing in the digital age. He was Executive Director of the ASA from 2004–09. His most recent book is How to Tell Your Father to Drop Dead (2013). His novel Music from Another Country was published in 2009. His young adult book Perfect Timing has been translated into Vietnamese.

Jeremy Fisher reviews 'Dare Me! The life and work of Gerald Glaskin' by John Burbidge

June–July 2014, no. 362 01 June 2014
Never heard of him – that’s the most common reaction when I mention Gerry Glaskin. Some Western Australians remember him, as they should: he was born and spent his last years there. Yet in between he was a bestselling novelist in the 1950s and 1960s. He was translated into French, German, Swedish, Russian, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, Danish, and Norwegian. Doubleday commissioned him to write a bo ... (read more)

Jeremy Fisher reviews 'The Light Between Oceans' by M.L. Stedman

April 2012, no. 340 01 April 2012
M.L. Stedman’s first novel was the subject of spirited bidding from several publishers when her agent put it up for auction in 2011. Stedman lives in London, where she has contributed to literary journals, but she is originally from Western Australia, where this book is set. Her three-part novel tells the story of Tom Sherbourne, a returned World War I digger who not only carries the guilt of su ... (read more)