Items with category:Staff Bios

Briohny Doyle

Briohny Doyle

Briohny Doyle is the author of the novel The Island Will Sink (Brow Books 2016) and the autoethnography Adult Fantasy (Scribe 2017). She is a regular columnist for The Lifted Brow, and her criticism, short fiction, and poetry have featured in Meanjin, Overland, and The Age. In 2017 she was an Endeavour scholar and visiting […]

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Alyson Miller

Alyson Miller

Dr Alyson Miller is an award-winning writer of creative non-fiction micro-literature, and a Lecturer in Writing and Literature. Her research focuses on scandal and taboo. Her edited collection of critical essays on the atomic bomb, The Unfinished Atomic Bomb: Shadows and Reflections (Rowman and Littlefield), was published in early 2018. Also forthcoming in 2018 is a […]

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Jodi Mcalister

Jodi McAlister

Dr Jodi McAlister is a Lecturer in Writing and Literature at Deakin University. She graduated from Macquarie University in 2015 with a PhD in English and Modern History, and has since been an Associate Lecturer in English at the University of Tasmania and a 2017 Associate Investigator for the ARC Centre for Excellence in the […]

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Helen Young

Helen Young

Dr Helen Young is a Lecturer and 2018 Higher Degree by Research Coordinator for the Writing and Literature Group. Her current research explores the function and significance of the “medieval” in modern constructions of whiteness, focusing on representations of the Middle Ages in creative and historiographical material from circa 1760 to the present. Her research […]

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Emmett Stinson

Dr Emmett Stinson is a scholar, writer, and literary critic. He is the author of the monograph Satirizing Modernism (Bloomsbury 2017) and a collection of short stories, Known Unknowns (Affirm Press, 2010). He has also edited two collections of essays on Australian publishing. He is a recipient of the Age Short Story Award and a […]

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Antonia Pont

Antonia Pont

Antonia Pont works in the areas of creative writing practice, creativity and practising theory, and 20th-century continental philosophy. She researches at the intersection of theory and practice to clarify mechanisms of making, change, stability, and temporality. A reader and speaker of German and French, she publishes poetry, essays, longer fiction, and theoretical prose. She is founding […]

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Nic Velissaris

Nic Velissaris is a creative practitioner who has worked as a playwright, scriptwriter, director and dramaturge. He has been a theatre director at companies such as the Melbourne Theatre Company, La Mama Theatre, St Martins Theatre and Forty-Five Downstairs. He teaches script writing across the mediums of theatre, film and games. He recently completed his […]

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Karen Le Rossignol

Dr Karen Le Rossignol is a Senior Lecturer in Professional and Creative Writing. She has developed and researched digital storyworlds that extend the narrative possibilities of virtual scenarios as an educational tool, and has been nationally acknowledged for her work in this area. Karen is a longstanding member of the Faculty Teaching and Learning Committee, […]

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Kristine Moruzi

Kristine Moruzi

Dr Kristine Moruzi is a Senior Lecturer in Writing and Literature. Her first monograph, Constructing Girlhood through the Periodical Press, 1850–1915 (Ashgate 2012) was shortlisted for the Colby Book Prize (Research Society for Victorian Periodicals), which honours the book that most advances the understanding of the 19th-century British newspaper or periodical press. Her second book […]

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Sue Chen

Sue Chen

Dr Shih-Wen Sue Chen received her PhD from the Australian National University, her Master of Arts from the University of British Columbia, and her Master of Information Technology from the University of Canberra. Her research focuses on British and Chinese children’s literature and culture from the mid-19th century to today. In 2017 she was a […]

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Indigo Perry

Indigo Perry

Dr Indigo Perry is a Senior Lecturer in Writing and Literature. She is a writer and performance artist, and her book Midnight Water: A Memoir (Picador) was shortlisted for the National Biography Award. She is currently writing another memoir. Most of Indigo’s current creative writing dances a line between poetry and life writing, and is often […]

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