Dr Rohan Wilson

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Creative Practice,
Creative Writing


Personal details

Positions

Lecturer
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Creative Practice,
Creative Writing

Contact

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Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Melbourne)
  • Master or Arts (Creative Writing) (Research/Creative) (The University of Melbourne)

Professional memberships and associations

Born and raised in Launceston, Tasmania, Rohan Wilson holds degrees and diplomas from the universities of Tasmania, Southern Queensland and Melbourne. He worked in the hospitality industry before moving to Japan in 2003 where he taught English for several years. For his masters thesis, Wilson focused on the conflicts between white settlers and Indigenous Australians in Tasmania. This in turn led to his writing of the Vogel award-winning novel The Roving Party In 2014, He published his second novel, To Name Those Lost, which went on to win the Victorian Premier's Award for fiction, the Adelaide Festival Award, and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Award.

Publications

QUT ePrints

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Awards

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Biographical Ekphrasis and the Queer Artist
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Sarah Holland-Batt

  • PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Sarah Holland-Batt
  • Beyond the pink and fluffy: Making space for intersectionality in the chick lit genre
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Mr Craig Bolland
  • Colonising Madness: How can magical realism be used to represent the experience of mental illness?
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Mr Craig Bolland
  • Fruitful Approaches: Queer Theory and Historical Materialism in Contemporary Australian Fiction
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Mr Craig Bolland
  • The culture in our nature: Situating the posthuman self in Australian creative nonfiction
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Mr Craig Bolland