Sessional Tutor, Creative Writing, University of Sydney

Meera Atkinson is a writer and interdisciplinary scholar. She graduated with a PhD from the Writing and Society Research Centre at Western Sydney University in 2013 and co-edited (with Michael Richardson) Traumatic Affect (2013), a volume exploring the nexus of trauma and affect in literature, film, and culture. The Poetics of Transgenerational Trauma is forthcoming and her hybrid creative non-fiction book, Traumata, will be published by UQP in 2018. Meera is a sessional teacher and guest lecturer in creative writing at the University of Sydney.


  • –present
    Sessional Tutor and Guest Lecturer, Creative Writing, University of Sydney


  • 2013 
    Writing and Society Research Centre, University of Western Sydney, PhD