Elizabeth MacFarlane

Lecturer, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne

Dr Elizabeth MacFarlane is a writer and academic at the University of Melbourne. In 2011 she designed the Honours-level Creative Writing subject Graphic Narratives. She is currently researching contemporary Australian autobiographical graphic novels. Her stories and essays have been published in various journals including TEXT, New Scholar, New Antigone and Space. Her fictocritical book Reading Coetzee was published by Rodopi in 2013.


  • 2012–present
    Lecturer, University of Melbourne


  • 2008 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2003 
    Deakin University, Bachelor of Arts (Honours)