The Minding The Gap: Writing Across Thresholds And Fault Lines Papers – The Refereed Proceedings Of The 19th Conference Of The Australasian Association Of Writing Programs, 2014, Wellington NZ
ISBN 978-0-9807573-8-5 Copyright, 2015
Editorial Introduction: Gail Pittaway, Alex Lodge and Lisa Smithies
Section 1: Minding the gaps in Academia and Creative Writing
- Martin Andrew – Mind the research gaps: drawing on the self in autoethnographic writing-
- Amanda Apthorpe – Minding the Gap between Aspiration and Achievement
- Eugen Bacon – Minding the gap: Writing across thresholds and fault lines
- Scott Brook – Those who teach: creative writing and failure
- Jeremy Fisher – Online workshopping and the writing of short fiction
- Belinda Hilton – With my finger on the trigger: writing with dangerous caution
- Sue Joseph & Freya Latona – Perspectives: Writing and supervising trauma narrative in tertiary studies
- Rachel Le Rossignol – Writing Identity Beyond the PhD
- Nollie Nahrung – Taking it up the arts: Textual montage, rhizomes, nomads and becoming in interstitial spaces
- Julian Novitz – The value of distance- teaching creative writing online.
- Navid Sabet – Between machines: Encountering writing through assemblage, becoming, and affect
- Shane Strange & Paul Hetherington – Making the city otherwise: Ways of teaching the writing of poetry
- Susan Taylor Suchy – Writing for the new social media marketplace: a direction for creative writing in the university
Section 2: Bridging gaps in Genre, Medium and Form
- Daniel Baker – Words Between Worlds: Portal Fantasy as Dialogic in Gaiman and Miéville-
- Judith Beveridge, David Musgrave, Carolyn Rickett, Maria Northcote, & Anthony Williams – If ‘poetry is more a threshold than a path’ then what should students unlearn to help with crossing over?
- Monica Carroll – A poem is not the words- experience and ontology in the poem.
- Sif Dal – Identity in a Flash: ‘Smásaga’, flash fiction and Icelandic-‐Australian Identity.
- Leanne Dodd – The Crime Novel as Trauma Fiction
- Niloofar Fanaiyan – Dreaming – Narrative or Poetry?
- Sue Joseph & Carolyn Rickett – ‘No News Today’: 24/7 fatigue and the welcome gaps in reporting storylines.
- Ruth Learner – A Writing Condition: Loss and the Creative Endeavour
- Catherine McKinnon – Translit as thought events: Cloud Atlas and Storyland
- Camilla Nelson – Writing, Biography, and the Protagonists of History
- Alison R. Owens – The curious task of fictionalizing the ‘truth’: a narrative inquiry for historical fiction
- Jennifer Pinkerton – A Fraction Too Much Friction: Constructive Journalism’s Subversion of Classic News
- Rachael Rippon – Watching the Watchmen: The integrity of reviews in digital self-publishing.
- Linda Weste – Segmentation: From prose novel to verse novel
Section 3: Playing with gaps; creative strategies
- Nicole Anae – ‘Solitarily uniting’: crossing creative thresholds with Syd Harrex
- Eugen Bacon – The hybrid
- Owen Bullock – Resonator: Unearthing Poetry
- Wendy J. Dunn – Revising Anne Boleyn: Why does the story of Anne Boleyn draw so many women writers across the threshold into the realm of imagination?
- Natalie Rose Dyer – In Red Ink: From abjection to the menstrual imaginary.
- Shari Kocher – Flying into the eye of the volcano: Dickinson’s volcano imagery in Anne Carson’s Autobiography of Red
- Alexandra McCallum – Beyond the Anonymity Gap: Remaking our Sense of Urban Contemporary in the Australian and New Zealand Context
- Patrick Mullins – A new reality: Writing across gaps and thresholds in biography
- Elizabeth Pattinson – Writing Across the Fault lines of Depression: Towards a Methodology of Writing the Silences of Self
- Karina Quinn, Stephen Abblitt, Dallas J. Baker, Donna Lee Brien, Dominique Hecq – Editing and publishing the gap: attempting to catch what otherwise might fall through
- Susan Taylor Suchy – The Cat’s Pyjamas
- Stayci Taylor – The model screenwriter – a comedy case study
- Jordan Williams & Paul Hetherington – ‘The Caravan’: thresholds and fault lines in digital space