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Postgraduate Teaching Fellow, University of Sydney

Sophia Barnes is a writer, freelance editor and academic. She has a doctorate in English Literature from the University of Sydney, where she is currently teaching and preparing a monograph on the novels of Doris Lessing and the literary theory of Mikhail Bakhtin. She has published literary criticism and creative writing in the Sydney Review of Books, WetInk Magazine and Mascara Literary Review.


  • 2013–2013
    Postgraduate Teaching Fellow, The University of Sydney


  • 2013 
    The University of Sydney, Doctor of Philosophy (English Literature)


  • 2011
    'Stating the Problem': Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook and the Possibility of Representation, Doris Lessing Studies