Dr Ryan O'Neill

Dr Ryan O'Neill

Academic Literacies Teacher

Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies

Career Summary

Biography

Ryan O’Neill was born in Glasgow in 1975 and lived in Africa, Europe and Asia before settling in Newcastle, Australia. He is the Newstep Academic Literacies coordinator at the Callaghan campus.

Ryan is the author of several books, including Their Brilliant Careers: The Fantastic Lives of Sixteen Extraordinary Australian Writers, which was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin award, and won the Prime Minister's Literary Award.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Strathclyde
  • Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, International House Sydney - RTO
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Creative Writing
  • Enabling
  • Short Fiction

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
160809 Sociology of Education 80
190402 Creative Writing (incl. Playwriting) 20
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Highlighted Publications

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 O'Neill RE, Their brilliant careers: the fantastic lives of sixteen extraordinary Australian writers, Carlton, Vic. (2016) [J1]

Creative Work (14 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 O'Neill RE, Their brilliant careers: the fantastic lives of sixteen extraordinary Australian writers, Carlton, Vic. (2016) [J1]
2016 O'Neill RE, Polly Stepford (1932-1997), Carlton, Vic. (2016) [J2]
2015 O'Neill RE, Alphabet, Collingwood, VIC. (2015) [J2]
2015 O'Neill RE, Marcus Steele (1864-1924), Carlton, Vic. (2015) [J2]
2014 O'Neill RE, The stories I read as my mother died, Collingwood, Vic. (2014) [J2]
2014 O'Neill RE, How to program an Australian Short Story, Collingwood, Vic (2014) [J2]
2014 O'Neill RE, Eight documents for a literary biography, Melbourne (2014)
2013 O'Neill RE, The Traveller, Melbourne, VIC (2013) [J2]
2013 O'Neill RE, Auntie's story, Hobart, Tas. (2013) [J2]
2013 O'Neill RE, A writer and his moods, Brisbane, Qld. (2013) [J2]
2012 O'Neill RE, The weight of a human heart, -, Melbourne, Austrlia (2012) [J1]
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2012 O'Neill RE, The minutes, Melbourne (2012) [J2]
2011 O'Neill RE, Cast of characters, Collingwood, VIC. (2011) [J2]
2011 O'Neill RE, A story in writing, Carlton, Vic. (2011) [J2]
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News

Academic turns fiction into an award-winning reality

December 5, 2017

Dr Ryan O'Neill from the University of Newcastle from the University of Newcastle has won the highly-competitive Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction.

Brilliant career lands Miles Franklin shortlisting

June 20, 2017

Ryan O’Neill is a sessional academic at UON and his book Their Brilliant Careers has been shortlisted for the Miles Franklin award.

Dr Ryan O'Neill

Positions

Academic Literacies Teacher
Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies
Academic Division

Casual Academic
Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies
Academic Division

Casual English Language Support Teacher
Faculty of Health and Medicine

Casual PASS Project Manager
Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies
Academic Division

Casual Teacher
Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies
Academic Division

Contact Details

Email ryan.oneill@newcastle.edu.au
Phone 02 49216681

Office

Room MCLG58
Building McMullen Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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