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Julia Prendergast

Julia Prendergast is a Senior lecturer in Writing and Literature at Swinburne University, Melbourne. Julia is the current Chair of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP), the peak academic body representing the discipline of Creative Writing in Australasia. Julia’s novel, The Earth Does Not Get Fat was published in 2018 (UWA Publishing: Australia), and her short stories feature in the current edition of Australian Short Stories (Pascoe Publishing). Other stories have been recognised and published: Lightship Anthology 2 (UK), Glimmer Train (US), TEXT (AU) Séan Ó Faoláin Competition (IE), Review of Australian Fiction. Julia’s research focuses cognition in creative writing with a particular focus on meta-level processes, including psychoanalytic and neuroscientific approaches. Julia’s research has appeared in various publications including: New Writing (UK), TEXT (AU), Testimony Witness Authority: The Politics and Poetics of Experience (UK). Julia is an enthusiastic supporter of interdisciplinary, open and collaborative research practices.

Member Since: 8/22/2017

Country: Australia

Identity: Writer

Workplace: University

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