Richard Glover is the author of the book Desperate Husbands, which has been a best-seller in Australia and is published in translation in Italy and Poland. He has also written two short novels for children - The Dirt Experiment and The Joke Trap. His new book for children The No-Minute Noodler: the Dag's Dictionary for Kids has just been published by ABC Books.
He has worked variously as an actor, newspaper journalist, waiter, lift driver and scriptwriter. His weekly column has appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald for over twenty years.
Richard is also the author of The Dag's Dictionary published by ABC Books and based on the Drive Show competition. His other writing includes In Bed with Jocasta, The P-Plate Parent (co-written with Angela Webber), and Lonestar a stage show about country music.
Richard has been shortlisted for the Walkley Awards three times - once for his radio interviews, and twice for his newspaper journalism. He has a Bachelor of Arts with first class honours from the University of Sydney, and is secretary of the NSW Journalists' Benevolent Fund.
Richard has been with 702 ABC Sydney since January 1996, before which he worked for 12 years as a print journalist at the Sydney Morning Herald including stints as that paper's News Editor, Arts Editor and European Correspondent.
He lives with the playwright Debra Oswald and they have two sons.
Richard Glover travels from New South Wales Australia