Professor Bronwyn Lea

Head of School

School of Communication and Arts
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 52593


Professor Bronwyn Lea teaches and researches in contemporary literature, poetics, creative writing, research-led practice, and gender studies.

Research Interests

  • Contemporary Literature
  • Poetry and poetics
  • Creative Writing
  • Publishing and book culture
  • Creativity and experience
  • Gender and sexuality


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Book Chapter

  • Lea, Bronwyn (2012). Poetics and poetry. The Cambridge companion to creative writing. (pp. 67-86) edited by David Morley and Philip Neilsen. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/CCOL9780521768498.007

  • Lea, Bronwyn (2007). Poetry publishing. Making Books: Contemporary Australian Publishing. (pp. 247-254) edited by D. J. Carter and A. Galligan. Brisbane, Australia: University of Queensland Press.

  • Lea, Bronwyn (2007). Two ways out. The Best Australian Poems 2007. (pp. 47-47) edited by Peter Rose. Melbourne: Black Inc..

  • Lea, Bronwyn (2004). A Place. The Best Australian Poems 2004. (pp. 112-112) edited by Les Murray. Melbourne, Vic.: Black Inc..

  • Lea, Bronwyn (2003). Our sun has fallen beneath a memory. The Indigo Book of Modern Australian Sonnets. (pp. 49-49) edited by Page, Geoff. Charnwood, ACT, Australia: Ginninderra Press.

  • Lea, Bronwyn (2001). The Greek Foot. Flight Animals. (pp. 6-6) St Lucia, Qld.: University of Queensland Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Bulmer, M., Lea, B. and Rolka, K. (2006). Student beliefs and attitudes from poetry writing in statistics. 30th Conference of the International-Group-for-the-Psychology-of-Mathematics-Education, Prague, Czech Republic, JUL 16-21, 2006. Praha, Czech Republic: Charles University.

Edited Outputs

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

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Completed Supervision