Jennifer Crawford

Assistant Professor

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Creative writing, especially approaches to poetry and fiction that expand conventional forms (visually, aurally, in genre terms). The poetics of place, including postmodern, postcolonial and Indigenous takes on subject/site/language relationships. Ecological imagination. Contemporary Australian poetry. Literature of Aotearoa/New Zealand, Singapore, the Pacific.

19972020

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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Jen Crawford is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing within the Centre for Creative and Cultural Research at the University of Canberra. She has also lived and taught in Aotearoa/New Zealand and in Singapore, where she was the founding coordinator of Nanyang Technological University’s Creative Writing Programme. Her critical work focuses on the poetics of place, ecological imagination and on cross-cultural engagements in various literary contexts.

Dr Crawford is the author of eight poetry books and chapbooks, including Koel (Cordite Books, 2016) and Lichen Loves Stone (Tinfish Press, 2016). She is a member of the advisory board for Poetry New Zealand, and is a contributing editor to Axon and the Journal of Poetics Research. Her poetry works with invented and felt spaces and with language as instrumental sound. 

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Research Output

Story Ground: The Anthology

Crawford, J. & COLLIS, P., Feb 2020, 68 p. Recent Work Press.

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  • Membrane; Caterpillar

    Crawford, J., Arai, T. & Kikuchi, R., Nov 2019, 5 p. USA : Action Books.

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  • "Pretty Wild Now" (Translation of Poem)

    Crawford, J. (Translator) & Arai, T., Apr 2019, 10 p. Tokyo, Japan : Gendai Shi Techo.

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    Stone river

    Crawford, J., Aug 2019, 4 p. Leeds, United Kingdom : Stand Magazine Ltd.

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    Sweet New - Season Duds

    Crawford, J., Nov 2019, 1 p. Sydney : Cordite Poetry Review.

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