Guggenheim Fellowship winner Robin Hemley, a world-leading figure in the domain of nonfiction writing and an accomplished essayist, memoirist and novelist has joined the faculty of RMIT as an Adjunct Professor as part of nonfictionLab Research Group.
Robin recently visited RMIT and gave a successful lecture on Ekphrasis, discussing the various ways in which writers engage with visual art to a large and animated audience. Robin also worked alongside HDR students and staff and presented a lively and well attended nonfiction Masterclass. Robin’s work at RMIT was followed with a nonfictionLab Mccraith House writers residency, where he worked on his new novel.
Robin is currently Writer-in-Residence and Director of the Writing Program at Yale-NUS in Singapore. As a teacher and theorist of creative writing, Robin will contribute to the growing momentum of the nonfictionLab Research Group, and to Creative Writing as a discipline at RMIT.