Dr Ariella Van Luyn is a Lecturer, Writing, in the Department of English at James Cook University. She completed her practice-led PhD in Creative Writing in 2012. Her PhD investigates the dialogue between fiction writing and oral history practice in Australia. The novel emerging from the PhD, titled Hidden Objects, was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards 2012, in the Unpublished Manuscript Category.

Her peer-reviewed articles have been published in the OHAA Journal, Ejournalist and Text. Her creative writing is published in M/C JournalRex, The Lifted Brow and Voiceworks. Ariella is currently chair of the editorial board of the Oral History Association of Australia Journal and co-edits LiNQ

  • Best practice in collecting oral histories in the community
  • Engaging the community through book clubs
  • Practice-led research in Creative Writing
  • The dialogue between Oral History theory and methodology and Creative Writing
  • Ethnographic Fiction based on oral history interviews
  • Developing industry-relevant practices in Creative Writing, Professional Writing and Editing
  • Blended learning in Literary Studies and Creative Writing
  • 2012 - Research Assistant: Blended Learning in Literary Studies, Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane)
  • 2012 - Student Ambassador, Widening Partcipation Program, Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane)
  • 2009 to 2012 - Sessional Academic, Creative Writing, Creative Industries, Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane)
  • 2009 to 2012 - Research Assistant, Digital Stories and Oral Histories, Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane)
Research Disciplines
  • 2011 - Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award, Queensland University of Technology
  • 2013 - Blended Learning Community of Practice, JCU
  • 2009 - President, Oral History Association of Australia, Queensland Branch (2011-2012) Workshop Officer, Oral History Association of Australia, Queensland Branch (2013-)
  • 2013 - Co-editor, LiNQ
  • 2010 - Chair, Editorial Board, Oral History Association of Australia Journal

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 34+ research outputs authored by Dr Ariella Van Luyn from 2010 onwards.


These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.


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