Serge Liberman

Richard Basil Freadman (La Trobe University)
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Serge Liberman is one of Australia's most distinctive and distinguished writers of short fiction and a major figure in Australian Jewish letters. He was born in 1942 at Fergana, Uzbekistan, in the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. With his parents who had been Polish Jewish refugees fleeing the Nazis he spent one year (1946) in a displaced persons camp in Germany. After a five year period in Paris he and his family arrived in Australia in 1951. Liberman attended primary and secondary schools in Melbourne, then Melbourne University from 1962-1967. Formerly literary editor of

The Australian Jewish News

, he is the compiler of

A Bibliography of Australian Judaica

. The winner of the Alan Marshall Award, and the New South Wales Premier's Literary Award for ethnic writing, he has…

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Citation: Freadman, Richard Basil. "Serge Liberman". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 10 January 2008 [, accessed 23 June 2024.]

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