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Diana Giese Diana Giese i(A10499 works by)
Born: Established: 1947 ;
Gender: Female
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Publishing consultant, writer, editor, and oral historian Diana Giese grew up in Darwin, and was educated there, in the United States, and at the Australian National University.

She has worked in publishing in London and Sydney for companies large and small, including Macmillan, Oxford University Press, HarperCollins, Pandanus Books, and Brandl & Schlesinger.

Her books include Beyond Chinatown: Changing Perspectives on the Top End Chinese Experience (National Library of Australia, 1995), Astronauts, Lost Souls & Dragons: Voices of Today’s Chinese Australians (University of Queensland Press, 1997) and A Better Place to Live: Making the Top End a New Kind of Community (Freshwater Bay Press, 2009).

She has worked as a literary journalist for major newspapers such as the Australian, the Age, and the Canberra Times and for ABC Radio, as well as serving on writers’ festivals and prize committees.

In her community history work, she has collaborated with libraries, museums, and community groups all over Australia, producing exhibitions, archives, videos, CDs, and web material. Collections include Post-War Chinese Australians, Khmer Community in Australia, and Publishing in Australia for the National Library.

As of 2013, she runs a publishing consultancy, offering project management, editing, writing, and publishing expertise.

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