Andrew Nette

Andrew Nette is a writer of fiction and non-fiction. He is the author of two novels, 'Ghost Money', a crime story set in Cambodia in the mid-nineties, and 'Gunshine State'. He is co-editor of 'Girl Gangs, Biker Boys, and Real Cool Cats: Pulp Fiction and Youth Culture, 1950 to 1980', was released by PM Press in late 2017. He is currently working on a monograph about Norman Jewison’s 1975 dystopian classic, 'Rollerball' for independent film and media studies publisher, Auteur’s science fiction imprint, Constellations.

He is one of the founders of Crime Factory Publications, a Melbourne-based small press specialising in crime fiction and co-edited two of its publications, 'Hard Labour', an anthology of Australian short crime fiction, and 'LEE', an anthology of fiction inspired by American cinema icon, Lee Marvin. His short fiction has appeared in a number of print and on-line publications. He has contributed reviews and non-fiction to 'The Los Angeles Review of Books', The British Film Institute, 'Time Out Melbourne', 'The Age', 'Guardian Australia', 'Overland', 'Crikey', 'Metro Magazine', 'Sight and Sound', 'Australian Book Review' and 'The Big Issue'.

He is currently undertaking a PhD examining the history of pulp paperback publishing in Australia.

Specialises in:

  • Long and short form crime fiction
  • True crime
  • Non fiction work relating to cinema and popular culture 
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