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Howe, Christine

Lecturer, Creative Writing

Overview


Dr Christine Howe is a writer and academic who works across various genres - novels, prose poetry, microfictions and essays. Her first novel, Song in the Dark, was published by Penguin and explores themes of love, betrayal, addiction and hope. Christine’s short works have been published in the Griffith Review; Cordite; Law, Text, Culture; and Spineless Wonders publications Shuffle and Scars

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2019 Writing on common ground: the lyric essay as a decolonising form
    Published in   TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Programs
    2019 Light
    2013 Song in the Dark

Research Overview


  • Christine Howe's research is focused on developing a poetics of hope and respect. Key areas include philosophies of hope arising out of 1930-40s Europe and their implications for contemporary writers who wish to engender a sense of hope in their creative work; and ethical considerations for non-Indigenous authors who wish to respectfully acknowledge the sovereignty of First Nations peoples in Australia. 

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Programs
    2008

    Published In
    Law Text Culture
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2009

    Published In
    Hope in the 21st Century
  • Other Publications

    Year Title
    2020
    2019
    2019
    2018
    2013

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Creative Arts Konfrontasi: The Untold Experiences f Australian Soldiers and their Families in a Forgotten War Novel: "Konfrontasi' Stevenson, Kylie
    Doctor of Philosophy 'I will not be that girl in the box’: female-centric television, feminisms and transmedia engagements in the subscription era Boyle, Amy
    Doctor of Philosophy The Presence of Adult Voice in Contemporary Australian YA Literature Macdonald, Paul
    Doctor of Philosophy Renegotiating Plot: Feminist Applications of the Short Story Cycle Darragh, Emma

Full Name


  • Christine Howe

Top Publications


    Year Title
    2019 Writing on common ground: the lyric essay as a decolonising form
    Published in   TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Programs
    2019 Light
    2013 Song in the Dark

Research Overview


  • Christine Howe's research is focused on developing a poetics of hope and respect. Key areas include philosophies of hope arising out of 1930-40s Europe and their implications for contemporary writers who wish to engender a sense of hope in their creative work; and ethical considerations for non-Indigenous authors who wish to respectfully acknowledge the sovereignty of First Nations peoples in Australia. 

Selected Publications


  • Journal Article

    Year Title
    2019

    Published In
    TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Programs
    2008

    Published In
    Law Text Culture
  • Chapter

    Year Title
    2009

    Published In
    Hope in the 21st Century
  • Other Publications

    Year Title
    2020
    2019
    2019
    2018
    2013

Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Creative Arts Konfrontasi: The Untold Experiences f Australian Soldiers and their Families in a Forgotten War Novel: "Konfrontasi' Stevenson, Kylie
    Doctor of Philosophy 'I will not be that girl in the box’: female-centric television, feminisms and transmedia engagements in the subscription era Boyle, Amy
    Doctor of Philosophy The Presence of Adult Voice in Contemporary Australian YA Literature Macdonald, Paul
    Doctor of Philosophy Renegotiating Plot: Feminist Applications of the Short Story Cycle Darragh, Emma

Full Name


  • Christine Howe