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, with Robyn Sheahan-Bright, he edited Hot Iron Corrugated Sky: 100 Years of Queensland Writing (UQP 2002). He has written journalism and belles-lettres for McSweeney’s, Griffith Review, The Lifted Brow, Island, Sydney Review of Books, The Conversation, New Matilda, Overland, Brisbane Times, Courier-Mail, Artlink, and ABC Radio National. He has published short fiction in a number of anthologies and likewise co-edited a number of anthologies and journals. He has worked as an advisor-editor with nearly one hundred research higher degree students in creative writing including a number of prize winners.
He 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, founding Director of QPIX (the Queensland Screen Development Centre), inaugural Manager for Writing at Arts Queensland, 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 Arts Queensland, the State Library of Queensland, UQP, the digital arts in Queensland, QUT Creative Industries Precinct, and Griffith University. In 2013 he received the Johnno Award for service to Queensland writing. He is interested in literary and cultural institutions and practices and contemporary psychoanalytic theory.
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