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Camilla Nelson

Associate Professor in Media, University of Notre Dame Australia


Camilla Nelson is Associate Professor in Media at the University of Notre Dame Australia. She researches in the fields of writing, gender and media cultures. Camilla’s most recent book is the co-edited essay collection Dangerous Ideas About Mothers. She is currently working on Single Women, a project in the field of gender and media cultures.

Camilla’s work has been recognised through the award of grants from the Literature Board of the Australia Council and the Australian Film Commission. She has twice served as a judge for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards/Douglas Stewart Prize for Non Fiction Writing, the Kathleen Mitchell Award, the Sydney Morning Herald’s Best Young Australian Novelists of the Year Award, and served on the governing board of the NSW Writers’ Centre. A former journalist, she has a Walkley Award for her work at the Sydney Morning Herald. Her journalistic commentary has been translated into Spanish, French, Swedish, Arabic and Portuguese

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