Personal profile


Paul Munden is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Canberra, where he is also Program Manager for the International Poetry Studies Institute (IPSI), running the annual Poetry on the Move festival. He is co-editor of the literary journal Meniscus, and associate editor of Axon: Creative Explorations. He is General Editor of Writing in Education and Writing in Practice, both published by the UK's National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE), of which he is Director. He has worked as conference poet for the British Council, covering events on ethics and genetics, the looting of cultural artefacts, climate change, and the role of cultural relations in addressing conflict. He edited Feeling the Pressure: poetry and science of climate change (British Council, 2008) and has published four collections of poetry including Analogue/Digital (Smith|Doorstop, 2015) and The Bulmer Murder (Recent Work Press 2017). A new collection, Chromatic, is being published in the UWAP Poetry Series. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Middlesex University

External positions

Director, National Association of Writers in Education

1994 → …

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Research Output 2015 2016

A Doubtful Freedom: Untidy sonnets and a contemporary poetics

MUNDEN, P. & HETHERINGTON, P. 2016 The Authorised Theft: Writing, Scholarship, Collaboration Papers - the Refereed Proceedings on the 21st Conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, 2016. Fanaiyan, N., Franks, R. & Seymour, J. (eds.). Australia: The Australiasian Association of Writing Programs (AAWP), Vol. 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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MUNDEN, P. 2016 Coxwold UK : Laurence Sterne Trust

Research output: Other contribution

Open Access

Door in the dark: Laurence Sterne's black page-and beyond

MUNDEN, P. 2016 In : Axon: Creative Explorations. C, 1, p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


MUNDEN, P. 2016 1 p.Perth : Westerly Centre

Research output: Other contribution

Poetry of dissent: Review of Writing to the Wire (ed. D Disney and K Kelen)

MUNDEN, P. 2016 In : TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses. 20, 2, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

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