About

The Writing, Literature and Culture group at Deakin University aims to explore and champion the role of writing, literature and culture in society.

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The group works across literary studies, children’s literature, creative writing and gender and sexuality studies, with aligned research hubs and networks:

Staff are also involved in other research groups:

We include prize-winning writers and scholars working across a wide range of fields, including poetry to non-fiction, performance, philosophy, ecocriticism, place-making, digital media, anthropology, cultural theory, literature and the sacred, Australian writing, feminism, creative practice, and cross-disciplinary artforms.