Dr Camilla Nelson
BA (Sydney) MA (Sydney) DCA (UTS)
Lecturer, Literature and Communications

Phone: 02 8204 4146
Email: Camilla.nelson@nd.edu.au

Dr Nelson lectures in literature and communications and researches in the related fields of creative practice and cultural history. She is also the author of two novels, including, Perverse Acts, for which she was named as one of the Sydney Morning Herald's Best Young Australian Novelists of the Year, and Crooked, which was shortlisted in the 2009 Ned Kelly Awards. Camilla’s work has been recognised through the award of grants from the Literature Board of the Australia Council and the Australian Film Commission. She has twice been invited to be a judge of the prestigious NSW Premier's Literary Awards (2008 and 2012), the Kathleen Mitchell Award, conducted by the Trust Company, who run the Miles Franklin Literary Awards (2008 and 2010), and served on the governing board of the NSW Writers' Centre (2008-2011). She is also a former journalist, and has a Walkley Award (2001) for her work at the Sydney Morning Herald online.

Dr Nelson has a Masters degree in History from the University of Sydney and a Doctorate of Creative Arts from the University of Technology, Sydney.

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