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Dr Josephine Taylor

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Staff Member Details
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML17.204  

Josephine is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Writing and English at the School of Arts and Humanities.


Josephine is also Associate Editor at Westerly Magazine, at the University of Western Australia. Her fiction and personal essays have been anthologised and published widely. Josephine has taught, presented and facilitated at all levels of education. Her novel Eye of a Rook will be published by Fremantle Press in 2020.

Professional Associations

  • 2020 - Institute of Professional Editors, IPEd (Professional Member)
  • 2012 - Australian Society of Authors, ASA (Member)
  • 2012 - Peter Cowan Writers Centre, PCWC (Member).


  • 2019 - 2021 - Participant, Four Centres Emerging Writers Program
  • 2018 - Writer-in-Residence, Peter Cowan Writers Centre
  • 2012 - Magdalena Prize in Feminist Research
  • 2011 - Faculty Research Medal.

Research areas and interests

  • The creative response to chronic female pain and disorder
  • Writing the taboo/unmentionable
  • Feminist writing
  • Research and writing from history
  • Life writing
  • Fictionalising real-life experience.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Taylor, J., (2016), Mark My Words. Southerly: a review of Australian literature, 76(2), 23p., University of Sydney, Brandl & Schlesinger.
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