(1959- ) German-born editor and author, in Australia from early childhood; co-founder of the magazine Aurealis in 1990, which he co-edited until 2001, taking on full editorship from 2011, when it became an Online Magazine; the two Anthologies of material reflecting his tenure are Aurealis: Australian Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Collector's Edition (anth 1992) with Stephen Higgins, and The Aurealis Mega Oz SF Anthology (anth 1999) with Stephen Higgins.
Strasser's fiction, starting with the Young Adult Graffiti (1993 chap) and climaxing with the Ascension sequence beginning with Zenith (1993), is supernatural horror or fantasy. [JC]
born Offenbach, Hesse, Germany: 1959
- Graffiti (Auckland, New Zealand: Ashton Scholastic, 1993) [novella: chap: pb/Keith McEwan]
- Stories of the Sand (Melbourne, Victoria: Satalyte Publishing, 2014) [coll: pb/Andrew J McKiernan]
works as editor
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