James Moloney





James Moloney


Born
in Sydney, Australia
September 20, 1954

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My full name is James Francis Moloney and I was born in Sydney, Australia on 20 September, 1954. When I was seven years old, my family moved to Brisbane and except for the odd year or two, I have lived in Brisbane ever since. At school, I was into every sport going - cricket, footy, swimming - you name it. It's hard to believe now but in High School, I was a champion Long Jumper! After University I became a teacher and then a Teacher Librarian. I moved around from school to school and in 1977-8 found myself in Cunnamulla, a little "outback" town where many Indigenous Australians live. These turned out to be important years for my writing.

In 1980, I look a year's leave, stuffed a backpack full of clothes and went off to see the world. Got to
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“My fate is my own; my heart remains free
Not magic but wisdum reveals destiny.”
James Moloney, The Book of Lies

“lines and angles, flat and bland,
raise these volumes and make them stand.”
James Moloney, The Book of Lies

“my fate is my own, my heart remains free,
not magic but wisdom reveals destiny”
James Moloney, The Book of Lies

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