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John Dale John Dale i(A4710 works by) (a.k.a. Anthony John Dale)
Born: Established: 1953 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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John Dale gained a PhD in Creative Arts (and the Chancellor's Award) from the University of Western Sydney before joining the Centre for New Writing at the same institution. Dale's research interests include narrative fiction, creative non-fiction and crime narratives.

Dale has been a member of the NSW Writers' Centre Management Committee (2007-2009) and Head of Creative Practices at the University of Technology Sydney.

Source: Centre for New Writing, University of Technology Sydney website:
Sighted: 18/09/2006, 13/12/2011

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y separately published work icon Sydney Noir Sydney : Xoum Akashic , 2018 14171372 2018 anthology short story

'The Akashic ‘Noir’ crime series began in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. The book earned so much attention and acclaim that it has now expanded to include over 90 titles in locales criss-crossing the globe. The incorporation of familiar, well-known cities with excellent writing and plotting is a winning combination that readers can’t resist. Those who have stepped into the ring to edit the collections run the gamut from little-known talents to big names like Joyce Carol Oates and Dennis Lehane.

'In 2018, Brio will co-publish the first-ever Australian title in the series, Sydney Noir, edited by acclaimed writer John Dale and featuring brand-new stories from fourteen of our most talented authors: Mandy Sayer, John Dale, Mark Dapin, Kirsten Tranter, Eleanor Limprecht, Leigh Redhead, Robert Drewe, Julie Koh, Peter Polites, Tom Gilling, Gabrielle Lord, Philip McLaren, P.M. Newton and Peter Doyle. The stories deal with men and women who work in finance or serve in Liquorland, drive cabs or beat-up utes. They might be architects or struggling students, athletes or Aboriginal liaison officers, retired coppers or contract labourers, patternmakers or photographers, philosophy lecturers or drug dealers. Some are desperate for revenge or money and fame; others are simply caught up in circumstances beyond their control or in a sexual relationship gone wrong.

'The reader is taken from Kings Cross to La Perouse, from Balmain to Parramatta, Redfern to Maroubra, Clovelly to Bankstown, Sydney Harbour to Edgecliff, Newtown to Ashfield, and Lavender Bay to Mosman. There are no safe spaces in this collection. What Sydney Noir does best is to provide a window onto the street. Sit back and enjoy the view.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2019 shortlisted The Danger Prize
y separately published work icon Wild Life Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2004 Z1118220 2004 single work novel crime Dale combines true crime (the 1942 death of Dale's grandfather, Harvey Malcolm) with an imagined depiction of his grandfather's life and times.
2005 shortlisted Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing Best True Crime
y separately published work icon Dark Angel Pymble : HarperCollins Australia , 1995 Z245701 1995 single work novel crime
1996 winner Ned Kelly Awards for Crime Writing Best First Novel
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