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Catherine Cole

Catherine Cole
Catherine Cole is a professor of creative writing at RMIT University in Melbourne. She supervises post graduate writing students at RMIT and the University of Technology in Sydney and manages a range of research projects with a focus on Australian and international writers and writing. Catherine has delivered international and Australian conference papers on writing and literary studies.

She has published three novels Dry Dock, Skin Deep and The Grave at Thu Le, and the non-fiction books, The Poet who Forgot about Becoming a Writer, after being mentored by the Australian poet A D Hope, and Private Dicks and Feisty Chicks: An Interrogation of Crime Fiction.

She is currently co-editing the book Fashion in Fiction for Berg Press, UK with fellow academics Professor Peter McNeil and Dr Vicki Karaminas and editing an anthology of writing about Vietnam for UWA Press. She is also completing the novel The Sleepwalkers.

Catherine Cole will be appearing:

A.D. Hope lived long and faded slowly.
Whitbread Winning author talks to Catherine Cole