Adelle Sefton-Rowston


Registered to supervise postgraduate research


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Personal profile

Research interests

Adelle lectures in literature & communication in the College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society. She coordinates the Bachelor of Arts and supervises postgraduate projects in literature and creative writing. Adelle is particularly interested in how art and literature address global problems like mass incarceration, and her research examines prison writng alongside prison education programs in Australia and the US. Adelle is one of the founding editors of the new NT literary journal 'Borderlands Magazine'. She is winner of the NT Literary Awards Essay Prize and publishes in high quality international journals such as ‘Hypatia’ and 'Text'. Adelle is currently the president of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association (AULLA).

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Deakin University

Award Date: 1 Oct 2012

External positions

President, Australasian Universities Language and Litearture Association

12 Dec 2019 → …

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Research Output

Borderlands: Scoping the publishing landscape for a regional Australian literary journal

Morrison, G., Grimmer, R. & Sefton-Rowston, A., Jun 2019, In : TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Programs. Special Issue 54, p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • From the Borderlands Editors

    Grimmer, R., Morrison, G. & Sefton-Rowston, A., 1 Nov 2019, In : Westerly. 64, 2, p. 140-166 64.2.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Open Access
  • Polities and poetics: race relations and reconciliation in Australian literature

    Sefton-Rowston, A., Oct 2019, Oxford: Peter Lang Publishing. (Cultural identity studies; vol. 32)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Seeking poetic justice: A reading of dylan voller’s prison graffiti

    Sefton-Rowston, A., 2019, In : Junctures. 2019, 20, p. 103-116 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access