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Adjunct Lecturer in Writing, University of Notre Dame Australia

Meera Atkinson is a literary writer, interdisciplinary researcher and educator. She is the author of the hybrid memoir, Traumata (2018), a monograph titled The Poetics of Transgenerational Trauma (2017), and co-editor of Traumatic Affect, an academic volume (2013). In addition to being an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Meera also teaches creative writing at the University of Sydney and the College of Arts and Science Core Curriculum at NYU Sydney.


  • 2020–present
    Adjunct assistant professor, University of Notre Dame Australia


  • 2013 
    Writing and Society Research Centre, Western Sydney University, PhD
  • 2000 
    University of Queensland, MACW
  • 1993 
    University of Technology Sydney, BA Communication


  • 2018
    Traumata, University of Queensland Press
  • 2017
    The Poetics of Transgenerational Trauma, Bloomsbury Academic
  • 2013
    Traumatic Affect, Cambridge Scholars Publishing