Staff profile - David McCooey
Prof David McCooey
|Position:||Personal Chair |
|Faculty or Division:||Faculty of Arts & Education|
|Department:||School of Communication & Creative Arts|
|Campus:||ic1.113, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus|
|Phone:||+61 3 52271331 +61 3 52271331|
- Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, 1994
Subjects and units currently teaching
second-level literary studies (ALL201/ALL202), professional writing (poetry and creative non-fiction), honours research methods, honours and HDR supervision
Awards and prizes
2012 Finalist, Melbourne Prize for Literature’s ‘Best Writing Award’ (triennial, all genres) (for Outside).
2012 Shortlisted, Queensland Literary Awards (Poetry) (for Outside).
2010 Winner, ‘Special Award’, NSW Premier’s Literary Award (for the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature).
2010 Winner, the Australian Educational Publishing Awards, Tertiary (Wholly Australian) Scholarly Reference (for the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature).
2010 Short-listed, Australian Book Industry Awards, General Non-Fiction (for the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature).
2006 Winner, Mary Gilmore Award (for the best first book of poetry in the preceding two calendar years, Blister Pack).
2006 Short-listed, The Melbourne Prize for Literature (New Writing Award, Blister Pack).
2005 Short-listed, WA Premier’s Book Awards (Poetry: Blister Pack).
2005 Short-listed, NSW Premier’s Literary Awards (Poetry: Blister Pack).
2005 Short-listed, The Age Book of the Year Award (Poetry: Blister Pack).
1997 Short-listed, Colin Roderick Award for Best Australian Book (Artful Histories).
1996 NSW Premier’s Literary Award (for Artful Histories).
1993 Eva Veronka Vidak Memorial Prize (Sydney University, award for PhD thesis).
Australian poetry and autobiography
Literature and the public sphere