Graham Fysh

 
 

GRAHAM FYSH is a writer based in Seattle, Washington. Over the course of a long career, he has written for numerous publications, including newspapers and magazines. He has worked as a journalist in the United States and South Africa and is the author of five books. He runs his own company, LifeTime Creations, providing writing, editing, layout and publishing services for newspapers, magazines and newsletters.


He has a B.A. degree from the University of Cape Town, an M.S. degree in journalism (with honors) from Columbia University and an M.A. degree from the University of Washington.


Born and raised in South Africa, he covered politics at the time of apartheid for several South African newspapers and news magazines.


He served from 1983 to 1986 as business editor at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. After a 2-year stint teaching journalism at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn., he joined The News Tribune in Tacoma, Washington in 1988, where he worked as business editor and later as a writer, specializing in small business, the economy and finance. During that time he won an award from the Small Business Administration for being judged the best small business writer of the year in the Pacific Northwest.


He worked from 2001 to October 2006 as an investment writer at Russell Investment Group in Tacoma, Wash.


Today he runs his writing and publishing company, LifeTime Creations, full-time and has written a new book, Sent to Kill: The shocking true story behind an African colonial war. The book is not only a riveting read, but also a case study in cultural conflict, war and colonialism.


He is also the author of How to turn dotCom into dotCash; How Small Business Owners Succeed and How You Can, Too; The Three Lessons of Mr. Markew and Moorosi.


He and his wife Marcia live in Sequim, near Seattle, and have three married children — Steve, Carolyn and Gavin — and seven grandchildren.

 

Writer and editor