Nicholas Jose has published eight novels, three collections of short fiction and a memoir, as well as a wide range of essays—concerning Australian and Asian life and arts and exploring stories that link Australia and China.

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Nicholas was Cultural Counsellor at the Australian Embassy in Beijing from 1987 to 1990, at a vital moment in China’s history. He has lived in many parts of the world and taught at Adelaide, Australian National and Western Sydney Universities along with Bath Spa University, Beijing Foreign Studies, Harvard, Oxford and UNSAM Buenos Aires. He was general editor of the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature (published by Norton as The Literature of Australia). His writing has been widely translated, listed for many awards and has inspired visual art and film adaptation. He lives on unceded Kaurna land in Adelaide, South Australia, where he walks in the parklands most days.

View Nicholas’s University of Adelaide profile here.

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