Laurie Hergenhan was emeritus professor of Australian literature, University of Queensland, and a former editor of Australian Literary Studies.

He was a frequent visitor to Turkey, published many travel articles about the country and developed a deep interest in its culture.

His books include The Australian Short Story (UQP, 1992), and Xavier Herbert: Letters (UQP, 2002, co-edited with Frances De Groen).

Pieces by Laurie Hergenhan (dec.)

A lasting sorrow
Edition 18: In the Neighbourhood

Gallipoli's lifetime legacy
Edition 5: Addicted to Celebrity

Griffith Review