Stuart Glover lectures in contemporary literary practices at the School of Communication and Arts at the University of Queensland. He is the author of a dozen or so scholarly papers on literary institutions and cultural policy, and he edited Hot Iron Corrugated Sky: 100 Years of Queensland Writing (with Robyn Sheahan-Bright: UQP, 2002). Glover has written journalistic or short creative works for, among others, Griffith Review, Island, Sydney Review of Books, The Conversation, Overland, Brisbane Times, Courier-Mail, Artlink, McSweeney’s, and ABC Radio National. He has worked as an advisor-editor with 80 or so research higher degree students in creative writing (including a number of prize-winners) and has edited a number of collections of student work.
Stuart Glover was the founding Chair of the Queensland Literary Awards Inc., founding Director of the Brisbane Writers Festival, founding Chair of Multi-Media Art Asia-Pacific, inaugural Director of QPIX (the Queensland Screen Development Centre), inaugural Manager for Writing at Arts Queensland. He was also a one-time Chair of Q Music (the Qld Music Industry Association), and a board member of, among other things, Queensland Theatre Company, the Literature Board of the Australia Council, Queensland Writers Centre, National Young Writers Festival, and Island literary magazine. He has led cultural planning projects for major Queensland cultural organisations. He is a recipient of the Johnno Award for service to Queensland writing.