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Dr Janie Conway-Herron
MA(UTS), PhD(UWS)
Current Appointment: Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Organisational Unit: School of Arts & Social Sciences - Lismore

Telephone: 02 6620 3602
Facsimile: 02 6622 1683
Email: janie.conway@scu.edu.au
Location: R Block
Campus: Lismore

Janie Conway-Herron is a senior lecturer in Creative Writing at Southern Cross University. She has a PhD in writing from the University of Western Sydney and a Masters in Creative Writing from the University of Technology Sydney. Janie has extensive experience as a novelist, poet, musician, lyricist and scriptwriter and her work has been published in a number of journals and anthologies including; Landscapes of Exile, Australian Folklore Journal, To The Edge: Poetry from Byron Bay and Beyond, Australian Humanities Review, The International Journal of Critical Psychology, Lint and, Belonging in the Rainbow Region: Cultural Perspectives on the North Coast. In 2007, 2009 and 2010 she conducted creative writing workshops with Burmese women refugees for NGO, Altsean Burma. Her work reflects her passion for human rights and explores landscapes of identity in both an historical and contemporary context. A novel, Beneath the Grace of Clouds, was published by Cockatoo Books in 2010. She is currently working on her next novel, ‘Spotlighting’ due to be completed in 2013.

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