Dr Julienne van Loon is a critically acclaimed creative writer who has published three major and 27 minor creative works and won The Australian/Vogel Literary Award.
English language; creative practice; creative writing pedagogy.
Dr Julienne van Loon received her PhD in English from the University of Queensland. Since then her work has been focussed in the area of creative writing. Dr van Loon has published three major, critically acclaimed creative works and 27 minor creative works, published by respected publishers and journals. Julienne won a number of awards and grants for her first book, including The Australian/Vogel’s award and an Australia Council grant for New Work. She has also been awarded an Asialink Arts Residency at Peking University in Beijing.
Dr van Loon has published a number of scholarly refereed publications that reflect on creative practice as research and on creative writing pedagogy. She has made an outstanding contribution to the Creative Writing discipline as a research higher-degree supervisor with her HDR graduates publishing award winning major creative works, including two TAG Hungerford Awards. Dr van Loon is an active member of the Executive of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, which has led to regular involvement in peer discussions and the formulation of discipline-area responses to national research policy.
Dr van Loon was awarded a VC Senior Research Fellowship in 2015 and is based in the School of Media and Communication.