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Symphony of Awkward at the Critical Autoethnography Conference 2018

The Symphony of Awkward is a research collective of writers and filmmakers all dedicated to the scholarship of the emergent field of juvenile diary studies in their written and performed state. Our interest is in live diary readings and how they function as a discursive construction of subjectivity through address. By exploring the activity through …

BLAKWORK: A reading and yarn with Alison Whittaker

Alison Whittaker is a Gomeroi poet, life writer and essayist from Gunnedah and Tamworth, north-western New South Wales. She now lives in Sydney on Wangal land, and is recently returned from the US, where she received a 2017 Fulbright Indigenous Postgraduate Scholarship to complete a Master of Laws (LLM) at Harvard. Her poem MANY GIRLS …

Paul White

Paul White is researching how generative text systems can influence creative nonfiction writing. He has an extensive artistic practice covering small press publishing, literary collage, zines, animation, digital poetry and site specific street art. His research-based PhD is focused on examining the kinds of texts nonfiction writers might produce using generative systems and processes. It …

Melody Ellis

Melody Ellis is a writer and early career researcher. She completed her undergraduate studies in fine art at Sydney College of the Arts, and in 2014 was awarded a PhD in creative writing from RMIT. Her interdisciplinary writing practice explores a preoccupation with subjectivity, desire, and place—as well as with the intersection between fiction, memoir …

The Finish(ing) Line: week 3 of The Thesis is Present(ed)

The final (short) week of The Thesis is Present(ed) saw things to the finishing line, and beyond, even to the final footnote. Traffic in the UWH was slow to begin, but by Wednesday there was a steady stream of guests and visitors, many of them new to the project, and by the week’s end, there …