Tresa LeClerc is a higher degree by research candidate at RMIT, where she is working on a Creative Writing research project as part of her PhD Media and Communication. She also holds a MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Melbourne. Her undergraduate degree is in English Literature from the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), during which time she did a year-long stint at University College Dublin (UCD) studying Irish Literature.
Tresa’s research project examines writings on the topic of migrancy in Australia. As part of her creative project, she is writing a novel entitled All The Time Lost. Her short story ‘American Riviera’, was published as part of the book 9 Slices and her academic writing has appeared in Writing in Practice Journal of Creative Writing Research.