DAY, Marele. Australian, b. 1947. Genres: Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Writing/Journalism. Career: Has worked picking fruit, and as a researcher, trademark searcher, and academic searcher; teacher in New South Wales, 1984-87; teacher of English as a second language; freelance editor and writer, c. 1988-. Has served as a judge in writing contests. Publications: FICTION: Shirley's Song, 1984; The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender, 1988; The Case of the Chinese Boxes, 1990; The Last Tango of Dolores Delgado, 1992; The Disappearances of Madalena Grimaldi, 1994; Lambs of God, 1998. NONFICTION: The Art of Self-Promotion for Writers, 1993; (ed.) How to Write Crime, 1996. Contributor to anthologies. Address: c/o Allen and Unwin, 9 Atchison St., PO Box 8500, St. Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia.