Gerald Murnane was born in Melbourne where he still lives with his wife and three sons. He spent part of his childhood in the western district of Victoria and in the city of Bendigo in northern Victoria. He has never been abroad and has traveled hardly at all within Australia. Murnane has an arts degree with majors in English and Classical Arabic. He has published seven books, the latest being Emerald Blue (McPhee Gribble, 1995). (See review on page 58 of Antipodes.) Murnane is a senior lecturer in fiction writing at Deakin University. The following is an edited transcript of an interview that took place in his office at Toorak Campus of the university.
"A Conversation with Gerald Murnane,"
Antipodes: Vol. 10
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