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Brenda Walker

Professor Brenda Walker

Professor
English and Cultural Studies

Contact details
Address
English and Cultural Studies
The University of Western Australia (M204)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2122
Fax
+61 8 6488 1030
Email
brenda.walker@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BA NE, PhD ANU
Key research
Research Interests
* Creative writing
* Twentieth-century literature
* Women's studies
Publications
Reading by Moonlight (memoir) Hamish Hamilton 2010
The Wing of Night (novel) Viking Australia, 2005
Poe's Cat (novel) Viking Australia and UK, 1999
The Writer's Reader (ed) Halstead Press, 2002.
One More River (novel) Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1993.
Crush (novel) Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1991
Memberships
The Council for the Professors of Creative Writing
The Australasian association of Writing Programs
Honours and awards
Nita B. Kibble Award 2011 Reading by Moonlight
Victorian Premier's Award (non-fiction) Nettie Palmer Award 2010 Reading by Moonlight
The Asher Award 2007 The Wing of Night
Nita B. Kibble Award 2006 The Wing of Night
Shortlisting, The Miles Franklin Award, 2006, The Wing of Night
Teaching
American Literature, Australian Literature, Creative Writing
Current external positions
H.C. Coombs Creative Arts Fellowship, Australian National University
Current projects
Novel: 'The Ovid Reading Group.'
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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