Jim Hearn is a researcher, writer and chef.
He had three short films screen on Eat Carpet before writing and directing a half-hour of television for SBS in early 2000.
Jim worked on the script for Chopper and an adaptation of Andrew McGahan’s novel Last Drinks.
He has also been employed as a script assessor for the NSWfto and holds a PhD in Cultural Studies from the
University of Technology, Sydney.
He is the author of High Season: a memoir of heroin and hospitality (Allen & Unwin 2012).
FictionOn the surface of the globe, for living matter in general, energy is always in excess; the question is always posed in terms of extravagance. The choice is limited to how the wealth is to be squandered.Georges Bataille BASRA WAKES...
EssaySO I'M STANDING in front of a six-burner stove at the Winsome Hotel in Lismore. After leaving Rae's on Watego's as head chef and writing High Season: a memoir of heroin and hospitality (Allen & Unwin, 2012), as Chopper...
FictionWhat is not on the open street is false, derived, that is to say, literature.Henry MillerThere is always power in transgression.Jason Lee 1 I STAND NAKED in the bathroom and clutch at my arm above the elbow. I pump my fist...
MemoirI WAS FIFTEEN when I stood inside my first restaurant kitchen. My mother, who had replaced the red dirt of Mount Isa for the red lights of a different town, had organised this, my first full-time job. I had...