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Jodi McAlister – April Events – Supanova & The Wheeler Centre

Author and Deakin lecturer Jodi McAlister is a guest at the upcoming Supanova pop culture conference. She’ll be speaking on panels, meeting fans and signing books at both the Melbourne  (5–7 April) and  Gold Coast (12–14 April) events. No doubt she’ll have her camera at the ready, too: rumour has it that one Melbourne attendee […]

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“No Shortcuts” – Briohny Doyle & Jodi McAlister – Writing Careers

Staff members and accomplished authors Briohny Doyle and Jodi McAlister recently shared some valuable tips on developing a writing career with Deakin’s career-advice website, THIS.  “There are different paths for different kinds of writing,” said Dr Doyle. “If your dream is to write the next Australian literary masterpiece, then you need to work on the […]

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Jodi McAlister – “Misrule” Launch – Happy Snaps!

On Valentines day, staff member Jodi McAlister hosted the Melbourne launch of Misrule, the third installment in her Valentine series for Young Adult Readers, at Readings Kids in Carlton. The event went off with a bang, with Deakin colleagues, fans and keen readers in attendance. Sue Chen captured some moments from the launch – including […]

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Jodi McAlister – Misrule – Book Events

February looks hectic for staff member Jodi McAlister, whose new novel Misrule is out this month. The third installment in Jodi’s Valentine YA series, Misrule will enter the world with a busy schedule of events in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and the Gold Coast — including, fittingly, a Valentine’s Day launch in Melbourne. Check the links below […]

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Jodi McAlister – Grant Win – Romancing the Philippines

Congrats to staff member Jodi McAlister! Along with research partner Claire Parnell (University of Melbourne), Jodi has been awarded the 2019 Romance Writers of America academic grant for their project ‘#RomanceClass: Mapping the Genre World of English-Language Romance in the Philippines.’ Jodi and Claire will to conduct author interviews and other fieldwork in 2019. The […]

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Jodi McAlister & Emmett Stinson – Talking Publishing

Staff members Jodi McAlister and Emmett Stinson spoke at the Small Press Network (SPN) Independent Publishing Conference “Industry Research Day”, held recently at the Wheeler Centre. Jodi’s paper was entitled “Not Quite YA, Not Yet Adult: The short but complex history of ‘New Adult’ fiction”. It focused on how and why the “new adult” genre tag […]

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Seminar 19 July – The Romance Boom – Jodi McAlister

Who: staff member Jodi McAlister with Lisa Fletcher When: Thursday 19 July, 12pm to 1pm Where: Burwood campus C2.05 | Geelong campus IC3.108 RSVP: sue.chen@deakin.edu.au   One Book Sold Every 5 Seconds: Mills & Boon UK in the Twenty-First Century “Romance is the most prolific and profitable popular genre globally, and almost all the positions in […]

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Talking Romance – Jodi McAlister

Staff member Jodi McAlister was recently a guest on the “From The Lighthouse” podcast. She spoke about about the “Bachelor/ette” TV franchise, and the differences in the romantic narratives we see constructed in Australia versus the United States. The conversation drew from Jodi’s recent conference paper for the International Association for the Study of Popular Romance conference, held in Sydney […]

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Writing & Lit Seminar Series – All Welcome

Bright ideas ahoy! Writers, readers, scholars, and other lit-lovers are invited to come along to our regular seminar series, where our friendly staff, HDR students, and guests speak about their research. Check out the stellar line-up: Wed 28 Feb, 12-1 pm: Corey Wakeling Wed 11 April 1-2 pm: Sue Chen Wed 2 May 1-2 pm: […]

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Book launch – Ironheart by Jodi McAlister

New staff member Jodi McAlister has started the year with a bang, launching her new YA novel Ironheart last night at Readings bookstore in Carlton. Ironheart is the second book in Jodi’s Valentine series, which transplants traditional fairy lore into a small-town Australian setting. Congratulations Jodi, and welcome to Deakin! Here’s a recent interview Jodi did for the #LoveOzYA […]

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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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