Juliet Flesch

Juliet Flesch is an Honorary Fellow in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. The daughter of a teacher-librarian and the owner of the Austral Bookshop in Collins Street, she spent thirteen years at the National Library of Australia and a further nineteen as the foundation Principal Librarian (Collections) at the University, before becoming a professional historian.
Her books include a history of Australian popular romance novels of the first half of the 20th century, From Australia with Love, and a number of university histories: Minding the Shop, Life's Logic and 160 Years/160 Stories. She is currently working on a publication to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the United Nations International Women's Year.