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  • Faculty of Education and Arts

  • Nat Sch of Arts

  • Dr Karen Lamb

    I completed a Master of Arts at the University of Queensland and a PhD at Monash University, both in literary studies. My publications on Australian authors inlcude an edited collection of contemporary Australian short stories (UNEASY TRUCES) and the first critical book on Peter Carey (THE GENESIS OF FAME). In addition, I have over twenty years of experience as a literary journalist, reviewing books for journals and newspapers, most recently for THE AUSTRALIAN. I have held teaching and research positions in literary studies, creative writing, and media and communications at at the University of Queensland, Monash University and The University of Melbourne

    I have have experience as an editor and manuscript assessor for major publishers and was a Ministerial Speechwriter for the Arts, working from a government public affairs unit in Canberra.

    My most recent research publication is on the Australian novelist Thea Astley, a now critically acclaimed biography, titled INVENTING HER OWN WEATHER (UQP, 2015.

    Phone : 4112 (Strathfield) Email : karenm.lamb@acu.edu.au

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