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Richard Regan

Summary

Richard Regan is the author of two novels set in the late 1930s, telling the story of a captain and the aging tramp steamer he commands. Richard enjoyed a 40-year career in the shipping industry, both afloat and ashore, and has amassed a wealth of experiences, characters and settings that inspire his writings. A third novel is in progress.

Biography

Richard Regan joined the British Merchant Navy at a time when a quarter of the world's shipping flew the Red Ensign. Over a 40 year career, afloat and ashore, in which he served in cargo ships, tankers and passenger ships, he visited all parts of the globe and amassed a wealth of experiences, characters and settings that inspire his writings. He has written two novels set in the late 1930s, telling the story of a captain and the aging tramp steamer he commands. A third novel is in progress. Richard also writes short stories, travelogues, essays, and the occasional poem.

Relevant qualifications

Graduate Diploma of Business (Shipping), Australian Maritime College
Second Mate's Certificate of Competency

Recent experience

Out of the Asylum Writers Spilt Ink Competition Prose Short Story Winner 2014 and 2016
Second Prize, Rockingham Short Story Competition 2016
Commended Entry, 2019 Peter Cowan 600 Word Short Story Competition

Publications

Oriental Vengeance

Oriental Vengeance

Publ. date: 2020

Genre: Nautical Adventure Fiction

Oriental Vagabonds

Oriental Vagabonds

Publ. date: 2018

Genre: Nautical Adventure Fiction

Get in touch

Email [email protected]

Website http://www.orientalvagabonds.com

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