Dr Cassandra Atherton

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer in Writing and Literature

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 2004

Biography

Cassandra Atherton is an award winning writer, critic and balletomane from Melbourne, Australia. She completed her MA and PhD at The University of Melbourne under the supervision of Australian poet, Chris Wallace-Crabbe.

She has held lectureships at The University of Melbourne, The University of Western Sydney and Deakin University, lecturing in Australian literature, Canonical Poetry, Literary Classics, Romanticism, Modernism and Creative Writing.

Cassandra was a Harvard Visiting Scholar in English in 2016 sponsored by Professor Stephen Greenblatt and a Visiting Professor at Sophia University, Tokyo in 2014.  She is currently an affiliate of the Monash Japanese Studies Center.  Cassandra was invited to be a judge for the Victorian Premier's Prize for Poetry in 2014, 2015, the Lord Mayor's Prize for Poetry in 2016, 2017 and the joanne burns award for microliterature in 2016.  She is the currrent poetry editor of Westerly Magazine.

One of Australia’s leading experts on American public intellectuals in academe, Cassandra also is a specialist in hibakusha poetry and post-atomic memorialisation, Australian poet Gwen Harwood and the genre of prose poetry. Indeed, Cassandra is an accomplished prose poet. 

Her awards include a Vic Arts Grant and an Australia Council Grant to write prose poetry works set in Hiroshima, a Felix Meyer scholarship to travel to Tokyo and study the Floating World; the Mary Schroeder award for her interview with Howard Zinn; a Blanc Literary award for best experimental debut novel, a Sanlane award for interviewing and numerous teaching awards, which allowed her to travel to New Orleans to research hurricane boxes.

Cassandra married American history lecturer, Glenn Moore, in Boston, MA.  They live in Moonee Ponds with their two ragdoll cats, Bellamy and Tallulah and dream of a brownstone in Back Bay with clam chowder on tap.  Cassandra loves Mikhail Baryshnikov, Christian Louboutin shoes, ball gowns, Japanese cherry blossoms and Long Island Iced Teas at Half Time Bar in Narita.

She is currently a Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies & Professional and Creative Writing at Deakin University.

 

Read more on Cassandra's profile

Career highlights

Harvard Visiting Scholar, 2016,  (Sponsor - Stephen Greenblatt)

Visiting Professor at Sophia University, Tokyo, 2014

Westerly poetry editor, 2015 -

Vic Premier's Prize for Poetry judge, 2014-2015

Lord Mayor's Prize for Poetry judge, 2016 - 2017

Vic Arts Grant, 2015

Australia Council Grant, 2016

ABR Editorial Advisor 2013 - 2015

Blanc Award for Best Debut Experimental novel, 2010

Mary Schroeder Award for best interview article, 2011

Salane Award for best book of interviews, 2014

Deakin University Teacher of the Year 2011

Deakin Commendations for Teaching Excellence from 2009 onwards

Research interests

Cassandra's research interests include: public intellectuals, atomic bomb poetry, Australian poetry, canonical studies, poet-academics and prose poetry.

Affiliations

  • Axon journal
  • Writers in Conversation
  • AAWP
  • Writers Victoria
  • APC
  • AASRN
  • IAFOR

Teaching interests

I teach in the Literary Studies and Professional & Creative Writing disciplines.

I am extremely interested in the link between these two disciplines and the way in which they can work to inform one another.

Within these disciplines I am a specialist in Australian literature, canonical literature and popular culture, as well as Japanese texts in translation.

In PCW I am most experienced in fiction (extended and short), prose poetry and Creative Non Fiction.

Units taught

ALW 101 - Writing Craft

ALW 102 - Writing Space

ALW 225 - Fiction Writing

ALL 376 - Classics and Trash

Expertise

Cassandra Atherton is an award winning writer, scholar and critic, and one of Australia's leading experts on contemporary American public intellectuals in academe. She is also a specialist in atomic bomb poetry, Gwen Harwood's poetry and the prose poetry genre.

Conferences

  • 2015, 2016, 2017 Poetry On the Move, University of Canberra
  • 2017 Great Writing: The International Creative Writing Conference, UK.
  • 2017 Bath Spa MIX conference, UK.
  • 2016 Poetry at the House, Australian National University, Poetry Reading, [Invited by Geoff Page and recorded for an Author Page on PennSound]
  • 2015 Publics, Celebrity and Personae Research Group, Deakin University, Public Intellectuals conference
  • 2015 International Poetry Studies Institute, University of Canberra
  • 2015 Monash University Japan Studies Centre
  • 2014 Axon: Creative Explorations Conference
  • 2014 Contemporary Women’s Writing conference, RMIT and Monash University: 
  • 2013 – 2016 Harvard University Public Intellectual conference 
  • 2014 Public Lecture at Sophia University, Tokyo
  • 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival
  • 2014 Word for Word Non-Fiction Festival, Geelong: Public interview of Tara Moss and Chair of panel session with Tara Moss, Sara James and Dee Madigan.
  • 2013 Publics, Celebrity and Personae conference
  • 2012 George Washington University, Washington DC: ‘Animals and Activism in Poetry’.
  • 2012 Deakin University Research Conference, Melbourne: ‘The Importance of Research in Professional and Creative Writing’.
  • 2011  Tulane University, New Orleans: ‘Hurricane Katrina and Treme’.
  • 2010, 2013 2 x papers at Association of Australian Writing Programs
  • 2009 Fashion Institute of Technology, New York: ‘Poetry and Fashion: Emily Dickinson’.
  • 2008 Poetry and Myth Conference, University of Melbourne
  • 2006 University of California at Davis, ‘Poetry and Fashion’.
  • 2005 Fooled: La Trobe University Conference, Melbourne
  • 2005 International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Hawaii: Chaired Literature and English sessions and presented two papers: ‘In the Dreaded Park: Gwen Harwood and Australian Poetry Scene’; ‘Acrostics in Australian Poetry’.
  • 2003  Fuse: Inaugural Antithesis Conference, Melbourne: ‘Con-Fuse-ion’.
  • 2003 Voiceworks Conference, Sydney: ‘Jaded in Academe?: Literary Women in the Ivory Tower’.
  • 2002 Melbourne Postgraduate Conference, University of Melbourne: ‘Gwen Harwood and Subpersonality Theory’.
  • 2001 Association for the Society of Australian Literature (ASAL), Melbourne: ‘Ern Malley and Walter Lehmann’.
  • 2001 Cache: New Melbourne Writers conference, Melbourne: ‘Shrink: Psycho-creativity in the Academy’.
  • 2000 Dislocations: International Writers Conference, University of Melbourne: ‘Pink Fissures’.

Professional activities

  • 2017 - Lord Mayor’s Poetry Prize, Melbourne, judge.
  • 2017- Co-editor of Disruption special edition of Australian Poetry Journal, with Benjamin Laird and Jacinta Le Plastrier.
  • 2016 Editorial Committee: Collaborative Writing and Academic Liaison, Axon: Creative Explorations.
  • 2016- University of Canberra, Poetry on the Move
  • 2016- Manning Clark House Poetry Reading, Canberra.
  • 2016- Author Page on PennSound: Cente for Programmes in Contemporary Writing, Charles Bernstein and Al Filreis (co-directors), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 2016.
  • 2016-  Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards: Prize for Poetry, Convenor.
  • 2016- Co-Editor of Prose Poetry Special Edition of Rabbit: Non-Fiction Poetry Journal, with Paul Hetherington.
  • 2016- Co-Editor of Ekphrasis Special Edition of Cordite Poetry Review, with Paul Hetherington.
  • 2016- joanne burns Award, judge.
  • 2015- Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards: Prize for Poetry, judge.
  • 2015- Lord Mayor’s Poetry Prize, Melbourne, judge.
  • 2014-  Poetry editor of Westerly Magazine.
  • 2014 Melbourne Writers Festival artist: ‘Flash Fiction and Hybridity’.
  • 2014 Editorial Advisory Board: Writers in Conversation
  • 2015- Associate Editor: IAFOR Journal of Education

Research groups

CHRG

PCP Emerging Research Group

Awards

Deakin University Teacher of the Year
WJC Banks Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Learning
Vice Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Teaching
Deakin University Commendations for Teaching Excellence
Australian Postgraduate Award
Felix Meyer Fellowship
University of California award for best interview-article
Blanc Literary Award for best experimental debut novel.

Projects

Cassandra is currently working on a number of projects:   

Small Windows Facing Large Worlds: Prose Poetry in the 21st Century (with Professor Paul Hetherington)

Poetry and Activism: Hibakusha Poets as Public Intellectuals

The Small Hours: Prose Poetry Selections, Cassandra Atherton, Paul Munden and Paul Hetherington (eds.), forthcoming 2017.

Pika-Don: Post Atomic Alice (with artist Phil Day and Alyson Miller)  [Prose Poetry Graphic Novel], mountains brown press, forthcoming, 2017.

Hiroshima Maidens [Prose Poetry and hybrid genre book]

Yellow, [chapbook of prose poetry], International Poetry Studies Institute, Canberra, forthcoming 2017.

SketchNotes [limited edition artbooks with Phil Day]

Dilly Dally, Fenestrations and Moon [limited edition concertina artbooks], with Paul Hetherington and Phil Day, Mountains Brown Press, Melbourne, forthcoming 2018.

Publications

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2017

'The atomic landscape...does not allow me to rest': Kurihara Sadako and the hibakusha poet as public intellectual

C Atherton

(2017), pp. 1-15, Cordite poetry review, Carlton South, Vic., C1

journal

Poetry that sees

C Atherton, P Hetherington

(2017), Vol. 57, pp. 1-9, Cordite poetry review, Carlton South, Vic., C1

journal

"Put it back in the ocean. Don't you realise it'll cause a Tsumani?" : the power of wata no hara (the ocean plain) in gake no ue no ponyo

C Atherton

(2017), Vol. 21, pp. 155-170, Japan Studies Review, Miami, Fla., C1

journal

'Monster in the sky': hibakusha poetry and the nuclear sublime

A Miller, C Atherton

(2017), Vol. 41, pp. 1-12, TEXT: journal of writing and writing programs, Nathan, Qld., C1

journal

Eyes inside words: prose poetry, imagism, aesthetic empathy and autobiographical memory

P Hetherington, C Atherton

(2017), pp. 1-20, Text, Nathan, Qld., C1

journal

'In the shadow of the cloud': Hibakusha poets as public intellectuals

C Atherton

(2017), pp. 135-152, The unfinished atomic bomb: shadows and reflections, Lanham, Md., B1

chapter

Gypsy

C Atherton

(2017), pp. 1-1, Best Australian Poems 2017, Carlton, Vic., J3

works

Yellow

C Atherton

(2017), Canberra, A.C.T., J3

works

Faulkner

C Atherton

(2017), Vol. 227, pp. 1-1, Overland, Footscray, Vic., J3

works

Guar

C Atherton

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-1, Axon : creative explorations, Bruce, A.C.T., J3

works

Pinky

C Atherton

(2017), Vol. 7, Axon : creative explorations, Bruce, A.C.T., J3

works

The live sparrow of translation

C Atherton

(2017), Vol. 76.3, pp. 128-128, Southerly journal, Sydney, N.S.W., J3

works

Leucothoe

C Atherton

(2017), pp. 55-55, Metamorphic: 21st century poets respond to Ovid, Canberra, A.C.T., B1

chapter

Blue twilight unfurls its splendour

C Atherton

(2017), pp. 1-1, Text, Nathan, Qld., J3

works

New Orleans

C Atherton

(2017), pp. 109-123, Cities: ten poets, ten cities, Canberra, A.C.T., B1

chapter

'Bending in all directions everywhere': a juddering, glimpsing, eidólonging of poets

D Disney, J Wilkinson, C Atherton

(2017), Vol. 62, pp. 121-147, Westerly magazine, Crawley, W.A., C1

journal

Prose poems

C Atherton

(2017), pp. 30-43, Strange cargo: five Australian poets, Sheffield, Eng., J3

works

'On clear days'; 'in the dark'; 'in the brief caesura'; 'it takes a year'

C Atherton

(2017), pp. 1-4, Trace: prose poems, Canberra, A.C.T., J3

works

Bloch

C Atherton

(2017), Vol. 20, pp. 20-21, Rabbit: a journal for nonfiction poetry, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

The Red Shoes

C Atherton

(2017), pp. 22-23, Rabbit: A Journal for Nonfiction Poetry, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works
2016

Poetic boundary conditions : Australian poets in the ivory tower

C Atherton

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 169-182, Journal of gender studies, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal

'Give back the human': poetic collaboration and hibakusha poems

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Axon: Creative Explorations, Canberra, A.C.T., C1

journal

A Clare

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Axon: creative explorations, Canberra, A.C.T., J3-1

works

Speaking to animals: Japan and the welfare of companion animals

C Atherton, G Moore

(2016), Vol. 16, Electronic journal of contemporary Japanese studies, Sheffield, Eng., C1

journal

Like a porcupine or hedgehog?: The prose poem as post-romantic fragment

C Atherton, P Hetherington

(2016), Vol. 9, pp. 19-38, Creative approaches to research, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

The prose poem as Igel: a reading of fragmentation and closure in prose poetry

C Atherton, P Hetherington

(2016), pp. 1-1, Axon: creative explorations, Canberra, A.C.T., C1

journal

Quotidian metageographies: prose poems as nonfiction postcards

C Atherton, P Hetherington

(2016), pp. 1-12, Rabbit: a journal for non-fiction poetry, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Introduction : nonfiction prose poetry

C Atherton, P Hetherington

(2016), pp. 1-2, Rabbit: a journal of non-fiction poetry, Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Water

C Atherton

(2016), Canberra, A.C.T., J2

works

Adaptation

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Axon : creative explorations, Canberra, A.C.T., J3

works

Rubbish

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Double dialogues, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

White noise

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Double dialogues, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Butterfly hunter

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Double dialogues, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Rasp

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Double dialogues, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Entitled

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Double dialogues, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Vindications

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 15-15, Rabbit, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Viv

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 25-25, Contemporary Australian feminist poetry, Santa Lucia, Qld., J3

works

Uses for poetry III

C Atherton

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 81-81, Stoneboat literary journal, Sheboygan, Wis., J3

works

Percussion

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Brief, [online], J3

works

Hygrometry

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Brief, [online], J3

works

Spot

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Brief, [online], J3

works

Unsettling creativity: intercultural spaces, study abroad and internationlization beyond the curriculum

C Atherton, K Le Rossignol

(2016), pp. 303-321, Internacionalizacao do curriculo, [Brasil], B1

chapter

Dilly Dally

C Atherton, P Hetherington, P Day

(2016), Richmond, Vic, J3

works

Student perspectives on the value of experiential learning in history

C Atherton, G Moore

(2016), Vol. 35, pp. 81-100, Australasian journal of American studies (AJAS), Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

X-Codes, or Katrina Crosses

C Atherton

(2016), Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Yellow

C Atherton

(2016), [United Kingdom], J3

works

Uses for Poetry II

C Atherton

(2016), Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

The blue hour

C Atherton

(2016), Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Gypsy

C Atherton

(2016), Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Wild man blues

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Pulse: prose poems, Canberra, A.C.T., J3

works

Pigging out

C Atherton

(2016), pp. 1-1, Pulse: prose poems, Canberra, A.C.T., J3

works

Sex in the pink hotel

C Atherton

(2016), Pulse: prose poems, Canberra, A.C.T., J3

works

L'heure bleue

C Atherton

(2016), Pulse: prose poems, Canberra, A.C.T., J3

works
2015

Plum(b)

C Atherton

(2015), pp. 1-1, Australian book review, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Fairest of them all

C Atherton

(2015), Wester Australia, J2

works

Havisham

C Atherton

(2015), pp. 1-1, Apocrypha abstractions, [Unknown], J2

works

Symmetry

C Atherton

(2015), J2

works

Give back peace that will never end: Hibakusha poets as public intellectuals

C Atherton

(2015), Vol. 13, pp. 1-1, Asia-Pacific journal: Japan focus, Ithaca, N.Y., C1

journal

'Unconscionable mystification'? : rooms, spaces and the prose poem

P Hetherington, C Atherton

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 265-281, New writing : the international journal for the practice and theory of creative writing, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal

Situating public intellectuals

P Marshall, C Atherton

(2015), pp. 69-78, Media International Australia, Brisbane, Qld., C1

journal

'Very inflated rhetoric polysyllables and so on': the public intellectual and jargon in the academy

C Atherton

(2015), pp. 98-107, Media international Australia, Brisbane, Qld., C1

journal

Trace [book of poetry]

C Atherton

(2015), Braidwood, N. S. W., J1

works

Pegs

C Atherton

(2015), Canberra, A.C.T., J2

works

Adaptation

C Atherton

(2015), Vol. 1, pp. 29-31, Seam: Prose Poetry Project, University of Canberra, A. C. T., J3

works

Ophelia

C Atherton

(2015), Vol. 1, pp. 89-90, Seam: Prose Poetry Project, Canberra, A. C. T., J3

works

Exhumed [book of poetry]

C Atherton

(2015), Wollongong, N.S.W., J1

works

Wilkie Collins

C Atherton

(2015), Vol. 75, pp. 145-145, Southerly, Sydney, N.S.W., J3-1

works

Sketch notes, 1, 2, 3

C Atherton, P Day

(2015), Melbourne, Vic., J1

works

Pineapple

C Atherton

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. 39-39, Synaesthesia magazine, [online], J3-1

works
2014

'Hottie Doctors': academics as celetoids, a case study of Dr Bonnie Blossman and Big, Rich Texas

C Atherton

(2014), Vol. 5, pp. 79-82, Celebrity studies, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Humbert

C Atherton

(2014), Tincture Journal, Rushcutters Bay, NSW, J3

works

Bridges across time

C Atherton

(2014), pp. 1-12, Travelling without gods: A Chris Wallace-Crabbe companion., Melbourne, Vic, B1

chapter

Seed

C Atherton

(2014), pp. 42-42, Scrivener creative review, Montreal, Que., J3

works

Cox

C Atherton

(2014), pp. 197-197, Melbourne subjective anthology: an anthology of contemporary Melbourne writing, Port Melbourne, Vic, J3

works

Rubbish

C Atherton

(2014), pp. 91-91, Flashing the square : microfiction & prose poems, Strawberry Hills, N. S. W., J2

works

Without a trace

C Atherton

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 17-17, Australian poetry journal, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

White noise

C Atherton

(2014), pp. 36-37, Writing to the edge : prose poems and micro fiction, Strawberry Hills, N. S. W., J2

works

Triangle fire

C Atherton

(2014), pp. 53-53, Flood, Fire and Famine, Port Adelaide, S. A., J3

works

Looking Glass World with illustrations by Robin Wallace-Crabbe

C Atherton, Robin Wallace-Crabbe

(2014), Richmond, Vic., J2-1

works

Valentine's day massacre

Cassandra Atherton

(2014), pp. 79-79, Overland, Melbourne Vic., J3

works
2013

Southern kisses: a backyard in Slidell, Louisiana, 1982

C Atherton

(2013), pp. 1-1, Stereo stories, Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Testy

C Atherton

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

All the world's a stage: the production of the overseas intensive

C Atherton

(2013), pp. 152-159, Searching for the American dream: how a sense of place shapes the study of history, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, B1

chapter

Anonymous

C Atherton

(2013), pp. 1-1, New Orleans Review, New Orleans, Louisiana, J3

works

The frog prince

C Atherton

(2013), Melbourne, Australia, J2

works

In so many words: interviews with writers, scholars and intellectuals

C Atherton

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., A1

book

P.R.B

C Atherton

(2013), pp. 129-129, The Best Australian Poems, Collingwood, Vic, J3

works

Double Event

C Atherton

(2013), Vol. 1, pp. 1-2, Furia: New Writing, Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Reading, writing, crafting - Innovations in first year tertiary writing pedagogy

C Atherton, A Pont

(2013), pp. 1-13, Proceedings of the 18th conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, Canberra, ACT, E1

conference

PORTFOLIO (2008-2013): Poetry and Fiction

C Atherton

(2013), Geelong, Vic., J1-1

works
2012

Danse macabre

C Atherton

(2012), pp. 1-1, Foame : e, St Lucia, Qld., J3

works

Cherry bomb

C Atherton

(2012), Verity La, Online, J2

works

Poetry descends from the sacred : an interview with Camille Paglia

C Atherton

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 84-95, Writing on the edge, Davis, Calif., C1

journal

Homesick

C Atherton

(2012), pp. 1-1, Verity LA, Canberra, A.C.T., J2

works

Bonds

C Atherton

(2012), pp. 186-186, The best Australian poems 2012, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Charnel house lover

C Atherton

(2012), pp. 1-1, Unlikley stories : episode IV, United States, J2

works

Prufrock's lover

C Atherton

(2012), pp. 49-50, Wet ink, Adelaide, S.A., J2

works

The haunting : poetry and fashion in the creative writing workshop

C Atherton

(2012), Vol. 23, pp. 47-53, Writing on the edge, Davis, Calif., C1

journal

Fair is fowles

C Atherton

(2012), Vol. 44, pp. 114-115, Famous reporter, Hobart, Tas., J2

works

Act V

C Atherton

(2012), Vol. 44, pp. 4-4, Famous reporter, Hobart, Tas., J3

works

Facebook stalking

C Atherton

(2012), Vol. 39, pp. 61-61, LiNQ, Townsville, Qld., J3

works

Remembering the triangle shirtwaist fire

C Atherton

(2012), Margaret River, W. A., J2

works

Raining blood and money

C Atherton

(2012), Vol. 72, pp. 50-55, Southerly, Sydney, NSW, J2-1

works
2011

Plath

C Atherton

(2011), Vol. 9, pp. 22-22, Etchings : fiction, essays, photography, poetry, art, Elsternwick, Vic., J3

works

Midnight

C Atherton

(2011), Vol. 35, pp. 1-1, Cordite poetry review, [Melbourne, Vic.], J3

works

Two prose poems

C Atherton

(2011), pp. 1-1, Otoliths : a magazine of many e-things, Australia, J3

works

Ravenous

C Atherton

(2011), Vol. 3, pp. 80-80, Lemuria : rajasthan association of Indo-Australian studies, Ajmer, India, J3

works

RIP

C Atherton

(2011), Vol. 1, pp. 63-63, Rabbit : a poetry journal for new and emerging rabbits, Melbourne, Vic., J3

works

Indenting the white pillow with dreams : from morpheus to morphine : a study of Kinsella's and Wallace-Crabbe's recent poetry

C Atherton

(2011), pp. 55-68, Refashioning myth : poetic transformations and metamorphoses, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, B1

chapter

Shinjuku morning

C Atherton

(2011), pp. 1-1, Peril magazine, [unknown], J3

works

Bento

C Atherton

(2011), pp. 1-1, 21D Magazine, [Melbourne, Vic.], J3

works

Staffroom confidential

C Atherton

(2011), pp. 1-9, Griffith Review, Nathan, Qld., J2

works

Dessert wine

C Atherton

(2011), pp. 54-54, The attitude of cups : an anthology of Australian poetry about tea, wine and coffee, Melbourne, Vic, J3

works

Shrink

C Atherton

(2011), pp. 155-156, Lightship anthology 1, Richmond, England, J2

works
2010

Memoir : home is where the heart is : a question of belonging II

C Atherton

(2010), pp. 171-176, Griffith review : a quarterly review of writing & ideas, Nathan, Qld, J2

works

Neck

C Atherton

(2010), pp. 1-4, Mascara literary review, Wahroonga, N.S.W., J2

works

Dedication

C Atherton

(2010), pp. 88-88, Sketch, West Melbourne, Vic., J3-1

works

Dream triptych

C Atherton

(2010), pp. 132-134, Sketch, West Melbourne, Vic., J2

works

Suburban sappho

C Atherton

(2010), Vol. 14, pp. 1-2, Text : journal of writing and writing courses, Nathan, Qld., J3

works

'If you don't want to take risks, then you have to be silent' : an interview with Howard Zinn.

C Atherton

(2010), Vol. 20, pp. 86-94, Writing on the edge : a journal about writing and teaching writing, Davis, Calif, C1-1

journal

After Lolita

C Atherton

(2010), Ontario, Canada, J1

works

Nectarines

C Atherton

(2010), pp. 32-33, Wet ink, Adelaide, S.A., J2

works

Sleeping with the enemy : creative writing and theory in the academy

C Atherton

(2010), pp. 1-10, AAWP 2010 : The Strange Bedfellows or Perfect Partners Papers : the refereed proceedings of the 15th conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, 2010, Melbourne, VIC, E1

conference

Reading the city: poetry in fashion

C Atherton

(2010), The Wheeler Centre, J2

works

The man jar

C Atherton

(2010), Tokyo, Japan, J1-1

works
2009

Core

C Atherton

(2009), Vol. 19, pp. 219-221, Antithesis : an interdisciplinary postgraduate journal, Melbourne, Vic., J2-1

works

Aubade

C Atherton

(2009), Vol. 19, pp. 224-225, Antithesis : an interdisciplinary postgraduate journal, Melbourne, Vic., J2-1

works

'Who drank the hemlock?' : an interview with Noam Chomsky

C Atherton

(2009), Vol. 19, pp. 91-99, Writing on the edge : a journal about writing and teaching writing, Davis, Calif., C1-1

journal
2008

The life of the imagination goes on everywhere : an interview with Stephen Greenblatt

C Atherton

(2008), Vol. 18, Writing on the edge : a journal about writing and teaching writing, Davis, Calif., C1-1

journal
2007

An interview with Dana Gioia : Tradition is a romance

C Atherton

(2007), Vol. 18, pp. 87-93, Writing on the edge : a journal about writing and teaching writing, Davis, Calif., C1-1

journal

'My history is a tile in a mosaic' : an interview with Jim Cullen

C Atherton

(2007), Vol. 1, pp. 64-72, A J A S, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal

Deep subjectivity : Harold Bloom

C Atherton

(2007), Vol. 17, pp. 1-9, Writing on the edge : a journal about writing and teaching writing, Davis, Calif., C1-1

journal
2006

Libretto

C Atherton

(2006), pp. 64-67, Hidden desires : Australian women writing, Charnwood, A.C.T., B1-1

chapter

Flashing eyes and floating hair : a reading of Gwen Harwood's pseudonymous poetry

C Atherton

(2006), Kew, Vic., A1-1

book
2005

Asuka and the floating city

C Atherton

(2005), pp. 92-95, Philament : an online journal of the arts and culture, Sydney, NSW, J2-1

works

Life is dangerous : an interview with Alan Lightman

C Atherton

(2005), Vol. 16, pp. 1-8, Writing on the edge : a journal about writing and teaching writing, Davis, Calif., C1-1

journal

In the dreaded park : Gwen Harwood and subpersonality theory

C Atherton

(2005), pp. 133-140, Journal of Australian studies, London, England, C1-1

journal
2004

Mrs Robinson

C Atherton

(2004), Vol. 14, pp. 125-127, Antithesis : fuse, Parkville, Vic., C1-1

journal

Post-Lolita

C Atherton

(2004), pp. 20-21, Muse, Melbourne, Vic., J3-1

works
2003

'The edge of something' : stasis and rebirth in the recent poetry of Chris Wallace-Crabbe

C Atherton

(2003), Vol. 17, pp. 38-42, Antipodes : a North American journal of Australian literature, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Moulin Rouge laundromat

C Atherton

(2003), Vol. 93-94, pp. 189-196, Island : a magazine of excellence and variety, Sandy Bay, Tas., J2-1

works

Funded Projects at Deakin

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Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Zoe Dzunko

Thesis entitled: On the Edge: Tracing the Liminal in Labour Narratives

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Debra Wain

Thesis entitled: Keepers of Culture: Women, Food and Writing

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2016

Rebecca Elizabeth Hutton

Thesis entitled: Homebirds: re-conceptualising music in young adult LGBTQ fiction

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2015

Libbie Chellew

Thesis entitled: Uncanny Suburbia and Australian Fiction

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Associate Supervisor
2017

Daniel Joshua Lewis

Thesis entitled: `¿Dead-Channel¿ ¿ Writing Cyberpunk

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Shelley Lee Buerger

Thesis entitled: Tell Me Something: The Poetics of Maternal Subjectivity

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Megan Jane Mooney Taylor

Thesis entitled: Mythmaking and Masculinity in the Fiction of Norman Lindsay

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2016

Scott Michael Pearce

Thesis entitled: Hegemonic Masculinity in Transition

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2015

Emma Clare Hayes

Thesis entitled: The Scarlet Legacy Representations of the Single Mother

Master of Arts, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Jo-Anne Langdon

Thesis entitled: Working title: Magical realism as elegy

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2014

Roberta Shaw

Thesis entitled: Looking and aesthetics: Beyond literary representations of voyeurism.

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts