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Associate Lecturer in Creative Writing, University of Sydney

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).


  • 2023–present
    Associate lecturer, University of Sydney


  • 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