Dr Christopher Kremmer is Senior Lecturer in Journalism and convener of Literary Journalism in the School of the Arts & Media at the University of New South Wales. His four non-fiction books on the history, politics and cultures of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Vietnam and Laos have been published in ten countries. He is also a published novelist (The Chase, 2011). He holds a Doctorate of Creative Arts from the Writing & Society Research Centre, Western Sydney University, and is a Distinguished Alumnus of the University of Canberra. His thesis explored truth claims in historical fiction. A former correspondent for Fairfax Media and ABC Radio & Television, he held foreign postings in New Delhi and Hanoi. A three-time finalist at the Walkley Awards for Journalism, he is a former President of the Foreign Correspondents' Association of South Asia, and is Honorary Fellow of the Australia India Institute. His monthly column 'On Nonfiction Writing' appears in The Conversation, and he publishes articles, opinion pieces and reviews in The Monthly, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian.
Honorary Fellow, Australia India Institute and Distinguished Alumnus, University of Canberra