Ann Vickery

Ann Vickery is Head of Writing, Literature and Culture at Deakin University. She works across the areas of feminist literary history, poetry and poetics, and modernism. She co-founded the Australasian Modernist Studies Network and was a founding member and editor-in-chief of HOW2, a pioneering online journal of innovative women’s writing and scholarship. Ann recently co-convened the “Queer Legacies, New Solidarities” conference that brought together the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives and the Australian Women’s and Gender Studies Association for the first time. Ann has written two monographs on feminist histories, the first on the American movement of Language poetry and the second on early twentieth-century Australian poetry. She also co-authored The Intimate Archive: Journeys through Private Papers (National Library of Australia, 2009) and co-edited Poetry and the Trace (Puncher and Wattmann, 2013). She has published two poetry collections. She came to Deakin in 2009 after various postdoctoral fellowships, including a Fulbright at Temple and Yale University.