Staff profile - Marion Campbell

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Aprof Marion Campbell

Position: Associate Professor of Professional and Creative Writing
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts & Education
Department: School of Communication & Creative Arts
Campus: C513, Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92443966 +61 3 92443966



Born in Sydney, lived for a long time in Perth. Attended NSWU, UWA, Universite de  Provence and Victoria University. First interests in French and German poetry, poetics, semiotics and literary theory. Worked as French tutor (UWA), tutor in Comparative Literature (Murdoch), lecturer in Creative Writing (Murdoch and Melbourne), and now at Deakin.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Victoria University of Technology (Aust), 2013


Adjunct Associate Professor, Centre for Social Diversity and Wellbeing, Victoria University, Footscray

Editorial Board: Cultural Studies, TEXT, Writing from Below, Cordite

Professional activities

Teaching, mentoring, editing, assessing, writing.


Knowledge areas

Creative writing, intertextuality, feminist cultural theory, legacy of avant-garde traditions, poetics (genre-and gender-bending), parodic performance, French modernity


Research projects

Currently working on contemporary legacy of radical tradition of the prose poem: queery(y)ing Baudelaire.

Working with Deakin-based Research Group: Parody Moves

Writing Projects: prose poetry sequence companion to critical resarch into radical tradition of prose poem

Narrative: Under the radar: memoir in fragments

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