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Dr

Amanda Johnson

Lecturer In Creative Writing
Postcolonial Studies
ecocriticism and creative writing
landscape and memory
contemporary poetry
intertextuality
performance art
avant-gardism
graphic narrative
ekphrasis
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Dr

Amanda Johnson

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Poetry and Poetics and Contemporary Eco-fiction
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Dr

Amanda Johnson

 

A. Frances Johnson is a prize-winning poet, author and artist and is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Melbourne where she teaches Poetry and Poetics, and Contemporary Eco-fictions. Rendition for Harp & Kalashnikov is her third book of poetry (Puncher and Wattman 2017).

The Wind-up Birdman of Moorabool Street (Puncher and Wattmann) won the 2012 Michel Wesley Wright Prize. In 2015, she won the Griffith University-Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize and, in 2017, received an Australia Council residency (B. R. Whiting Studio) in Rome. A postcolonial novel, Eugene’s Falls (Arcadia 2007), retraces the Victorian journeys of colonial painter Eugene von Guerard and two associated solo exhibitions interrogate the construction of knowledge discourse around colonial landscape, agriculture and botany (Geelong Gallery 2010, 2015).

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 74 most recent scholarly works by Amanda Johnson.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2015

Josephine Ulrick - Griffith University Poetry Prize

Griffith University

2012

Michel Wesley Wright Prize for a Poetry Manuscript

2016

Australia Council for The Arts Fellowship to Rome, B. S. Whiting Award 2017


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Lecturer In Creative Writing

Culture And Communication

Judge

Michel Wesley Wright Prize for Poetry

Associate Editor, Judge Of Annual Poetry Manuscript Prize

Whitmore Press

Chair And Co-Judge

UoM Penguin Manuscript Prize

Editorial Advisory Board

Strange Literary Journal

Member

Melbourne University Theatre Board

Editorial Advisory Board

Meanjin Literary Journal

Founding Member And Associate

Here Theatre Company

Education


Creative Writing

University of Melbourne

Master of Arts (Creative Writing)

University of Melbourne

Master of Fine Arts

Victorian College of the Arts

Bachelor of Arts Painting

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Arts (honours)

University of Melbourne