His first novel, Ghost Money, a crime story set in Cambodia in the mid-nineties, was published in 2012.
His second novel, Gunshine State will be released by 280 Steps in the second half of 2016.
He is co-editor of Beat Girls, Love Tribes and Real Cool Cats: Pulp Fiction and Youth Culture, 1950 – 1980, forthcoming from Verse Chorus Press in early 2016.
He is one of the founders of Crime Factory Publications, a Melbourne-based small press specialising in crime fiction. He co-edits its magazine Crime Factory, 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, including Beat to a Pulp Hardboiled 3, Shotgun Honey Presents: Both Barrels, Blood and Tacos, The One That Got Away, Phnom Penh Noir and Crime Factory Hard Labour.
He has contributed reviews and non-fiction to The Los Angeles Review of Books, The British Film Institute, Time Out Melbourne, The Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Bookseller & Publisher, The Age, Guardian Australia, Kill Your Darlings, The Wheeler Centre Dailies, Criminal Element, 4:3 Film, Crime Fiction Lover, Overland, Crikey, Metro Magazine, Spook Magazine, Australian Book Review, The Big Issue, Australian Author and Noir City, the magazine of the US Film Noir Foundation.
In 2015 he was a co-recipient of an Australian Film Institute Research Centre Fellowship, examining the impact of Crawford Production’s TV shows, Homicide, Division 4 and Matlock Police on popular conceptions of crime and policing in sixties/early seventies Melbourne. He is currently undertaking a PhD at Macquarie University on Australian pulp fiction.
If you’re interested in having him write for you, interview a writer or appear at your festival or just want to drop him a line to let him know what you think of his work, his e-mail is andrewnette<at>gmail<dot>com.
You can also connect with him in the following ways:
On Twitter at @Pulpcurry
Author image: Tatjana Plitt