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Jeremy Gadd

Jeremy Gadd is an Australian author who has published over 300 poems in periodicals and literary magazines in Australia, the USA, UK, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Belgium, and India. He has MA Honours and PhD degrees from the University of New England, and his writing has won several literary awards.

Publications

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Ecological Anxiety

Ecological Anxiety collects 18 poems reflecting concerns about biodiversity and the environment.

The Suicide Season

When demoralised Warren Yeats abandons his failing business, his ex-wife and his city lifestyle to embark on a road trip with more twists and turns than Sydney’s streets, he has no idea how gruelling the outback can be.

Reflections While Flying On Empty
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‘Reflections While Flying on Empty is the work of a poet who has grown and matured and is now in full flight. There is a depth of reflection, well observed and expressed. These poems remain in one’s memory long after reading’ Joan Keating, Fryer Library, University of Queensland

Escaping the Triad

An historical novel with supernatural overtones for young adults about Chinese migration during Australia’s nineteenth century goldrush.

Under Centauri

Under Centuri contains fifteen short stories about life in contemporary rural Australia. They are humorous or poignant, universal in their themes, socially aware and have emotional impact.

Country
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Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world. The stories in this collection, however, depict another Australia ranging from lush tropical wetlands to the arid outback.

Selected Poems
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These selected poems are representative of a lifetime crafting and coaxing words into poems.

Interview

Stormbird Press interview

Realities
Realities Play Poster

A modern melodramatic play for those who believe there are more than just stars in the night sky.


Biography

“My imagination was stirred during nights listening to stories beside a glowing fire or staring into an infinity of stars.”

Jeremy Gadd is an Australian author who has published over 300 poems in periodicals and literary magazine in Australia, the USA, UK, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Belgium, and India. He has MA Honours and PhD degrees from the University of New England, and his writing has won several literary awards.

His poetry publications include:

A Tale of Tai Ringal and Other Poems– a livre d’ artiste with engravings by P. John Burden, published by the Bournehall Press, England. Copies of this work may now be found in rare book collections including the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Samuel Paley Library, Temple University, Philadelphia, and the Reid Library in Western Australia.

Twenty Six Poems – a chapbook of 26 published poems, Australian Institute of Company Directors, 2000,   ‘… a distinctive, confident voice’, James Charlton, Poetry Editor, Island (Tasmania.).

Selected Poems – ninety-nine previously published poems, Australian Scholarly Publishing, Melbourne, 2013. http://www.scholarly.info/

Reflections While Flying On Empty – 55 poems published by Aldrich Press, (USA) 2015. http://www.kelsaybooks.com.

He has also published fifty short stories in periodicals and literary magazines (several of which have won competitions, such as the Billy Blue Magazine/John Clemenger Advertising Short Story Competition and the inaugural Refugee Week Short Story Competition). 

A selection of eight previously published short stories, titled Country, was published by Ginninderra Press (Canberra) in 2008 and a selection of fifteen previously published short stories, titled Under Centauri, by Anaphora Literary Press (USA) in 2013. 

He has published two novels (Escaping the Triad – a novel for young adults, Holy Angels Publishing, Melbourne, 1998 (2nd print and online edition Custom Books, Hong Kong, 2013) and The Suicide Season – a novel published by Moon Willow Press (Canada), 2015 (reprinted Stormbird Press (Australia https://stormbirdpress.com/book/the-suicide-season/), April 2019.

He lives and writes in an old Federation era house overlooking Botany Bay, the birthplace of modern Australia.


Contact

Jeremy Gadd
Botany Bay, Australia

jeremygadd at yahoo

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