Shady Cosgrove

WRITER

Publications

Books

  • What the Ground Can’t Hold, Sydney: Picador, 2013.
  • She Played Elvis, Sydney: Allen & Unwin: 2009.

Short Stories

  • ‘Sanctuary.’ Landmarks. Strawberry Hills: Spineless Wonders, 2017.
  • ‘The Guitar.’ Influence and Confluence: East and West. Shanghai: East China Normal University Press, 2016. 18-24.
  • ‘Dim Sum.’ Out of Place. Ed. Tranter, K. Strawberry Hills: Spineless Wonders, 2015. 33.
  • ‘My Past is Shopping at Woolworths.’ Flashing the Square. Ed. Godfrey, L. & Mehan B. Strawberry Hills: Spineless Wonders, 2014. 55.
  • ‘Call an Ambulance.’ Flashing the Square. Ed. Godfrey, L. & Mehan, B. Strawberry Hills: Spineless Wonders, 2014. 67.
  • ‘Lightning Ridge.’ Flashing the Square. Ed. Godfrey, L. & Mehan, B. Strawberry Hills, Spineless Wonders, 2014. 83.
  • ‘After School’ Small Wonder: An Anthology of Prose Poems & Microfiction. Ed. Godfrey, L. & Chevalier, J.  Strawberry Hills: Spineless Wonders, 2012. 34-35.
  • ‘Visiting.’ Small Wonder: An Anthology of Prose Poems & Microfiction. Ed. Godfrey L. & Chevalier, J. Strawberry Hills: Spineless Wonders, 2012. 36.
  • ‘Drop.’ The Best Australian Stories 2006. Ed. Drewe, R. Melbourne: Black Inc, 2006. 264. (Also published in Overland. 181 ed. Ed. Hollier, N. Melbourne: McPherson’s Printing, 2005: 88.)
  • ‘Train’ The Best Australian Stories 2006. Ed. Drewe, R. Melbourne: Black Inc, 2006. 265. (Also published in Overland. 181 ed. Ed. Hollier, N. Melbourne: McPherson’s Printing, 2005: 88.)
  • ‘Father.’ Hecate. 32.1. Brisbane: Hecate Press, 2006. 132. ‘The Varens Obsession.’ Southerly: A review of Australian literature. 64.3 (2004): 10-14.
  • ‘The Golden Courtesan.’ Hecate. 29.2. Brisbane: Hecate Press, 2003: 335-346.’From The Golden Courtesan.’ Antipodes. 17.2, 2003: 134-138.

Conference Publications

  • “One page and counting – beginnings and narrative construction.” The refereed proceedings of the 21st conference of the Annual Australasian Association of Writing Programs, University of Canberra: 2016. Free download
  • Cosgrove, S and Lobb, J. “Writing the (Othered) Self: Cultural Exchange and Creative Writing Pedagogy.” The refereed proceedings of the 20th conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne: 2015. Free download
  • “Discoursing love: The classroom. A fictional response to Roland Barthes.” Creative Manoeuvres: Making, Saying, Being Papers – the Refereed Proceedings of the 18th Conference of the Australasian Association Of Writing Programs. Massey University, Wellington, New Zealand: 2013. Free download
  • “Can we inhabit (narrative) time?” The Encounters: Place, Situation, Context Papers –  the Refereed Proceedings of the 17th Conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs. Deakin: 2012. 1-8. Free download
  • “Radical Uncertainty: Judith Butler and a theory of character.” The Ethical Imaginations: Writing Worlds Papers – the Refereed Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the Australasian Association of Writing programs. Ed. J. Conway-Herron, M. Costello & L. Hawryluk. Byron Bay: 2011. Free download
  • “Reading for peace? Literature as activism – an investigation into new literary ethics and the novel.” Activating Human Rights and Peace: Universal Responsibility Conference. Ed. R. Garbutt. Lismore, NSW: Southern Cross University. Byron Bay: 2008. 233-239. Free download
  • “Uncertainty and Praxis in the Creative Writing Classroom.” The Refereed Proceedings of the 13th conference of the Australian Association of Writing Programs. Ed. D. Brien  & L. Neave. Sydney: 2008. Free download
  • “Literary Ethics and the Novel, or Can the Novel Save the World?.” ‘and is’ papers: proceedings of the 12th conference of the Australian Association of Writing Programs. Ed. J. Webb & J. Williams. Canberra: 2007. 1-9. Free download
  • “Fictionalising True Histories: Ethics, Representation and Creative Writing.” The 11th Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Writing Programs. Brisbane: 2006.
  • “Structuring Narrative, Maintaining ‘Truth’.” The 10th Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Writing Programs. November: 2005.
  • “Performing the Writer/Teacher Duality.” The 9th Annual Conference of the Australian Association of Writing Programs. November: 2004.

Journal Articles

  • “Dumpster Diving: a family excursion.” TEXT Creative Writing as Research IV, 30 (2015): 1-8. Free download
  • “Masturbating with Prostitutes: research and the realist novel.” Minding the gap: Writing across thresholds and fault lines, Cambridge Scholars (2015).
  • “Getting my hands dirty: research and writing”. TEXT Creative Writing as Research III. 27 (2014): 1-8. Free download
  • “WRIT101: ethics of representation for creative writers.” Pedagogy – Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture. 9 .1 (2009): 134-141. Free download
  • “Teaching and Learning as Improvisational Performance in the Creative Writing Classroom.” Pedagogy – Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture. 5 .3 (2005): 471-482. Free download
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What the Ground Can’t Hold

She Played Elvis – a memoir