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Associate Professor in Writing and Literature, Deakin University

Ann Vickery is Head of Writing, Literature, and Culture at Deakin University. Researching predominantly in the area of literary feminism, poetry, and modernism, she is currently editing The Cambridge Companion to Australian Poetry (forthcoming 2021). She has authored Leaving Lines of Gender: A Feminist Genealogy of Language Writing (2000) and Stressing the Modern: Cultural Politics in Australian Women's Poetry (2007). She has also co-authored The Intimate Archive: Journeys through Private Papers (National Library of Australia, 2009) and co-edited Poetry and the Trace (2013). She was a founding member of the Australian Modernist Studies Network and a founding member and editor-in-chief of HOW2, one of the earliest online journals specialising in innovative women's writing and scholarship.


  • 2019–present
    Associate professor, Deakin University
  • 2009–2018
    Senior lecturer, Deakin University
  • 2005–2009
    Monash University Research Fellow, Monash University
  • 2001–2002
    Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University/Temple University
  • 1998–2000
    Macquarie University Research Fellow, Macquarie University


  • 1998 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 1992 
    University of Melbourne, BA/LLB