Author/Editor: Jan McKemmish


Jan McKemmish studied social sciences at La Trobe University and taught at high schools in the mid-1970s. She later taught writing at the University of Technology, Sydney and the University of Queensland. In addition to her novels, A Gap in the Records (1985) and Only Lawyers Dancing (1992), she has written short story scripts for radio. She convenes the postgraduate writing program at the University of Queensland.

Books published by, or available from, Spinifex
Gap in the Records, A

Out Now
Dark Matter

Dark Matter

Robin Morgan

I‘ve had me up my sleeve
I‘ve pulled me from my hat
I’ve planted myself in the audience
as the patsy I dare to decipher...



Renate Klein

   Pared down to cold hard facts, surrogacy is the commissioning/buying/ renting of a woman into whose womb an embryo is...

The Pimping of Prostitution

The Pimping of Prostitution

Julie Bindel

This book examines one of the most contested issues facing feminists, human rights activists and governments around the...

I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

I'm the Girl Who Was Raped

Michelle Hattingh

I am the statistic that I read about. I am the thing I always feared most. I am rape.

That morning, Michelle had...

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