The University of Newcastle, Australia

Centre members

Dr David Musgrave

Dr David Musgrave

Senior Lecturer

As a nationally significant poet and novelist, researcher, lecturer, critic and publisher, Dr David Musgrave has a deep familiarity with all aspects of the thriving contemporary Australian poetry scene.

T: (02) 4348 4056
E: david.musgrave@newcastle.edu.au

Dr Michael Sala

Dr Michael Sala

Lecturer

Michael is an award-winning novelist and lecturer at UoN. His research and supervision interests include the short story, memoir, science fiction and fantasy, and the contemporary novel. His first book, The Last Thread, won the UTS/Glenda Adams Award for New Writing and was the Pacific Region Winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize. His second book, The Restorer, was shortlisted for the fiction categories in both the NSW and Victorian Premiers' Literary Awards and longlisted for the MIles Franklin Award. He has been a judge two times in the NSW Premiers Literary Awards, and his short fiction has been included in Best Australian Stories three times. He is currently working on a fantasy trilogy.

T: (02) 4921 881
E: michael.sala@newcastle.edu.au

Associate Professor Trisha Pender

Associate Professor Trisha Pender

Traversing the genteel palaces of 16th century England through to the supernatural Hellmouth of 21st century Sunnydale, Dr Trisha Pender is challenging assumptions regarding the roles of women as cultural influencers and producers.

T: (02) 4921 5369
E: patricia.j.pender@newcastle.edu.au

Dr Keri Glastonbury

Dr Keri Glastonbury

Senior Lecturer

Keri Glastonbury is an accomplished poet and author whose writing often evokes a sense of displacement in the locale she inhabits. She supervises and is Deputy Head of School (Research) in the Creative Writing higher degree research program, one of the most popular Masters and PhD programs at the University of Newcastle.

T: (02) 4921 5160
E: keri.glastonbury@newcastle.edu.au

Claire Albrecht

Claire Albrecht

Casual Research Assistant

Claire Albrecht is the Research Assistant for New Writing Newcastle. She is also a widely published poet in her own right with a first chapbook pinky swear published by Puncher & Wattmann. She runs the monthly Cuplet Poetry Night, which attracts interstate and international poetry guests to Newcastle.

E: claire.albrecht@newcastle.edu.au

HDR Researchers

PhD (English) in Creative Writing 
Claire AlbrechtClaire.Albrecht@uon.edu.au
Dael AllisonDael.Allison@uon.edu.au
Shaynah AndrewsShaynah.Andrews@uon.edu.au
Jonathon BallJonathon.Ball@uon.edu.au
Madeline BignillMadeline.Bignill@uon.edu.au
Linda Boultonlinda.boulton@uon.edu.au
Luke BoultonLuke.Boulton@uon.edu.au
Christopher BrownChristopher.D.Brown@uon.edu.au
Therese Drydentherese.dryden@uon.edu.au
Supatra GillSupatra.Gill@uon.edu.au
Laura GreavesLaura.Greaves@uon.edu.au
Sally HoyleSally.Hoyle@uon.edu.au
Karen HughesKaren.Hughes@uon.edu.au
Kelly MaloneKelly.Malone@uon.edu.au
Danielle NohraDanielle.Nohra@uon.edu.au
Rebecca RichmondRebecca.Richmond@uon.edu.au
Juan Ruben ReyesJuan.Reyes@uon.edu.au
Cody ReynoldsCody.Reynolds@uon.edu.au
Ella RusakElla.Rusak@uon.edu.au
Matthew SeftonMatthew.Sefton@uon.edu.au
Jacquie SvensonJacquie.Svenson@uon.edu.au
Michael TaskerMichael.Tasker@uon.edu.au
Shannon ToddShannon.Todd@uon.edu.au
Joanne VickeryJoanne.Vickery@uon.edu.au