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Alexander Cothren

Research Associate, Flinders University

Dr Alex Cothren is a creative writer and researcher. He is an Research Associate in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences at Flinders University, and teaches across Flinders University and University of South Australia. He is a winner of the Carmel Bird, William van Dyke and Peter Carey Awards for short fiction, and has writing published in Meanjin, Island, Overland, The Griffith Review, Ruminate and Australian Book Review. His short story collection, Let’s Talk Trojan Bee, was shortlisted for the 2021 Speculate Prize.


  • –present
    Research Assistant, Flinders University