Ann Vickery is Senior Lecturer in Writing and Literature at Deakin University and Faculty of Arts and Education Honours co-ordinator in 2018. She is currently working on a project investigating maternal legacies, the archival uncanny, and cultural repair in contemporary poetry and another project on women writers and artists of the early New York School.
She co-founded the Australasian Modernist Studies Network with Lorraine Sim and James Smith and was a founding member and editor-in-chief of HOW2: A Journal of Innovative Writing and Scholarship.
She is poetry editor of Puncher and Wattmann and managing editor of Journal of Poetics Research. She is the author of Leaving Lines of Gender: A Feminist Genealogy of Language Writing (2000), Stressing the Modern: Cultural Politics in Australian Women’s Poetry (2007), The Complete Pocketbook of Swoon (2014), and Devious Intimacy (2015). She co-authored The Intimate Archive: Journeys through Private Papers (2009) and co-edited Poetry and Trace (2013). She co-edited a feature issue of Southerly on contemporary diasporic and postcolonial Australian poetry (2013) and a feature issue of Affirmations: On the Modern (2014) on modernism, intimacy and emotion. In 2013, she edited a special issue, “Masque,” of Cordite Poetry Review.
She is co-convening the Australian Women and Gender Studies Association/Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives Association conference with Dr Daniel Marshall in 2018, coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives.