Meera Atkinson

Writing (Adjunct)
BA (UTS) MA (UQ) PhD (WSU)

Email: meera.atkinson@nd.edu.au

  • Biography

    Meera Atkinson is a literary writer, interdisciplinary researcher, and educator. Writing across forms and genres, her work has appeared in over 40 publications, including Salon.com, Best Australian Poems 2010, Best Australian Stories 2007, Meanjin, Southerly, and Griffith Review. Meera supervises postgraduate students and teaches the Capstone courses in the MA (Writing) programme at UNDA.

  • Teaching areas

    Writing, literary and interdisciplinary studies.

  • Research Interests and Current Projects

    Trauma. Affect theory. Literary animal studies.

  • Books

    • Traumata (UQP, 2018)
    • The Poetics of Transgenerational Trauma (Bloomsbury, 2017)
    • Traumatic Affect, edited with Michael Richardson (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013)
    • Map of Skin: Selected Poems (Pink Flamingo, 1995)