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).

Pieces by Jim Hearn

Shanghai Baby
Edition 57: Perils of Populism

Hotel homeless
Edition 44: Cultural Solutions

River Street
Edition 38: The Novella Project

Edition 27: Food Chain

Griffith Review