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Research interests

Marcelle Freiman is a published poet and researcher whose research focus is on Creative Writing and its practice, theory and pedgagogy. She has published articles on the practice and theory of Creative Writing, with a current  interest in cognition, creativity and theories of extended and distributed cognition in writing process. She also researches poetry and poetics, with a specialty in ekphrasis. Her research has appeared in TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses, Axon: Creative Explorations and New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, as well as book chapters on postcolonial creativity and on the sonnet in the media to the Cambridge Guide to the Sonnet (2011).

Marcelle's third book of poetry Spirit Level is published by Puncher & Wattmann (NSW) in 2021, and her two previous collections are White Lines (Vertical) (Hybrid Publishers 2010), and Monkey's Wedding (Island Press Co-op 1995), which was highly commended for the ASAL Mary Gilmore award. For over two decades, her poetry has appeared in anthologies and literary journals in Australia and overseas, including in Antipodes (US), Axon, Cordite Poetry Review, Kunapipi, Mascara Literary Review, Meniscus, Meanjin, Southerly, StylusLit, Westerly, and Stand Magazine (UK). In 2021 her poetry was shortlisted for the Newcastle Poetry Prize.

Research student supervision

Marcelle has supervised 14 PhD theses in creative writing research and literary studies, two of which have been awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Commendation in the past two years. She has also supervised 6 MRes theses.

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