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Nicholas Jose


Original Face (fiction, Giramondo 2005)

Black Sheep: Journey to Borroloola (memoir, 2002)

The Red Thread (fiction, 2000)

The Custodians (fiction, 1997)

The Rose Crossing (fiction, 1994)

Avenue of Eternal Peace (fiction, 1989)

Paper Nautilus (short story collection, 1987)


Nicholas Jose was Cultural Counsellor at the Australian Embassy in Beijing from 1987–1990, and has written widely on contemporary Asian and Australian culture. He is the author of seven highly regarded novels, three of which, Avenue of Eternal PeaceThe Rose Crossing and The Red Thread, deal with Chinese subjects. He has held the Chair of Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide from 2005-08. In July 2008 he joined the Writing and Society Research Group at the University of Western Sydney, with a Chair in Writing. He joins the English Department at Harvard University as Chair of Australian Studies 2009-10. He is General Editor of the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature.



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