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Nicole Lenoir-Jourdan

PhD candidate, casual academic and author, Western Sydney University

Nicole Lenoir-Jourdan has a BA (Communications), MA (Creative Writing) and is a doctoral student in Creative Writing at Western Sydney University studying Australian surf fiction and culture. She is a casual academic at both Western Sydney University and Macquarie University. She has been a columnist and journalist in Australian newspapers and magazines. She is a prize-winning short story writer and is currently working on an urban fantasy novel. She is managing editor of a travel magazine and is the founding owner of a communications agency now in its twenty third year.


  • 2023–present
    PhD candidate, Western Sydney University


  • 2019 
    University of Technology Sydney, MA Creative Writing