FitzHywel, Katherine

PhD Candidate

University of Melbourne

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Research interests / activities

Katherine FitzHywel is a Creative Writing PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne. She is exploring how nonhuman animals are represented or misrepresented through the language employed in contemporary Australian poetry, and how poetic language might contribute to the perception and treatment of nonhuman animals.


Katherine has presented at: ISAZ 2018 – Animals in Our Lives – Sydney, NSW. ASLEC-ANZ 2019 – Grounding Story – Armidale, NSW; and will be presenting at: AASA 2019 – Decolonizing Animals – Christchurch, New Zealand.

Reading group
Knowing Animals (University of Melbourne)