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Dr Nike Sulway

Dr Nike Sulway
Name Nike Sulway
Position Senior Lecturer (Creative Writing)
Section School of Humanities and Communication
Office Q211
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1076
Extension 1076
Email
Qualifications BA(Creative) Griffith , BA(Hons) Griffith , PhD Griffith

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Art Theory and Criticism not elsewhere classified ( 190199 )
  • Journalism and Professional Writing not elsewhere classified ( 190399 )
  • Performing Arts and Creative Writing not elsewhere classified ( 190499 )
  • Studies in Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified ( 199999 )
  • Creative And Professional Writing not elsewhere classified ( 360299 )
  • Creative And Professional Writing ( 360200 )
  • Literary Studies ( 470500 )

Research interests
creative writing, queer writing, folk and fairy tales, nature writing, autobiography and memoir, biography

Professional memberships
Australian Fairy Tale Society (Vice President)
Australasian Association of Writing Programs (Executive Committee Member)
Australian Society of Authors
Queensland Writers Centre

Industry affiliations
Judge - Queensland Literary Awards
Judge - Bruce Dawe Poetry Prize
Judge - Sunshine Coast Literary Awards
Judge - Tiptree Fellowship (USA)

Currently teaching courses/programs
Semester One:
CWR1001 Writing Good Prose
CWR2001 Fairytales and Other Forms
CWR3001 Writing Speculative Fiction
HMT3001 Independent Study Project A
DCA9500 Research Methods in Creative Arts Practice


Semester Two:
CWR1002 Writing About People
CWR2002 Writing About Place
CWR3002 Poetry & Poetics
HMT3002 Independent Study Project B
DCA9500/9501 Creative Arts Practice & Exegesis

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
15 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
5 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Head of Creative and Critical Writing
Program Coordinator DCA (Doctor of Creative Arts)

Research most recent
Sulway, Nike. 'Death, dildoes and daffodils: a queer winter's tale' in TEXT. Special Issue No 36.
Sulway, Nike. 'Saltpan' in Meanjin. November 2015.
Sulway, Nike. 'Paper Boats' in TEXT. Special Issue No 30. December, 2015.
Sulway, Nike. 'Behind the green door: a story about suffering and hybrid identity in the 1950s and 1960s' in TEXT: Beyond Australia Queer Special Issue. November, 2015.
Sulway, Nike. 'The Karen Joy Fowler Book Club' in Lightspeed. October 2015.


Research most notable
Sulway, Nike. Dying in the First Person. 2016. Tartarus Press.
Sulway, Nike. Rupetta. Tartarus Press. 2013. Winner of the 2013 James Tiptree, Jr. Award; Winner of the 2014 Norma K. Hemming Award; Shortlisted for the 2014 Aurealis Awards; Runner-up (shortlisted) in the 2014 Crawford Memorial Award.

Sulway, Nike. What the Sky Knows. UQP, 2005. Shortlisted for two categories of the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards.

Bourke, N. A. The True Green of Hope. UQP, 2005.

Bourke, N. A. The Bone Flute. UQP, 2001. Winner QLD Premier's Literary Awards. Shortlisted Commonwealth Writer's Awards (Best First Book - Asia-Pacific Region).


Publications in ePrints

Gildersleeve, Jessica ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7694-5615 and Sulway, NikeORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4133-1303 and Howell, Amanda (2022) Monstrous Victims : Women, Trauma, and Gothic Violence in Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook and The Nightingale. In: Screening the Gothic in Australia and New Zealand: Contemporary Antipodean Film and Television. Horror and Gothic Media Cultures. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 213-228. ISBN 9789463721141

Sulway, Nike ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4133-1303 (2022) The Tale of the Green Maid. In: Eldritch & Ether. Black Hare Press, Melbourne, pp. 152-174.

Carniel, Jessica ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7462-0972 and Sulway, NikeORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4133-1303 (2021) Kindred spirits: reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables. In: Reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables: kindred spirits. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom, pp. 1-6. ISBN 1-5275-6749-4

Sulway, Nike ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4133-1303 (2021) Magical Migrations: Australian Fairy Tale Traditions and Practices. In: The Routledge Companion to Australian Literature. Taylor & Francis (Routledge), New York, United States, pp. 374-383. ISBN 978-0-367-64356-0

Sulway, Nike ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4133-1303 (2021) The Giant With No Heart in Her Body. Strange Horizons.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Art Theory and Criticism not elsewhere classified ( 190199 )
  • Journalism and Professional Writing not elsewhere classified ( 190399 )
  • Performing Arts and Creative Writing not elsewhere classified ( 190499 )
  • Studies in Creative Arts and Writing not elsewhere classified ( 199999 )
  • Creative And Professional Writing not elsewhere classified ( 360299 )
  • Creative And Professional Writing ( 360200 )
  • Literary Studies ( 470500 )


Research topics