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Alex Cothren

Associate Lecturer, Creative Writing, Flinders University

Alex Cothren is an Associate Lecturer in Creative Writing at Flinders University. He is a winner of the Carmel Bird, William van Dyke, Griffith Review Emerging Voices and Peter Carey Awards for short fiction. He has writing published in Meanjin, Island, Overland, The Griffith Review, Ruminate and Australian Book Review. In 2022, he co-authored the report, Telling the Story of Arts and Health in Australia


  • –present
    PhD Candidate, Flinders University


  • 2016 
    Flinders University, Honours (Creative Writing)