Personal details

Mr Craig Bolland
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Creative Writing
Discipline *
Other Studies in Creative Arts and Writing
+61 7 3138 9637
+61 7 3138 8238
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Identifiers and profiles

Master of Arts (Research) (Queensland University of Technology)

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Craig has been a casual academic with QUT since 2002 and became a permanent member of staff in 2005, lecturing in Creative Writing.Before joining QUT, Craig was the director of a corporate communications consultancy and worked to develop written, video and multimedia materials with clients like the United Nations, State and Federal Government departments and large private enterprises.Craig is the winner of multiple awards and grants for his short film scripts and stage plays, including the Comalco/Queensland Theatre Company Young Playwright Award. His first novel, I Knit Water, was shortlisted for both the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards and the One Book One Brisbane campaign. He is a regular literary critic with The Courier Mail.Craig’s research interests include creative writing pedagogy, blended learning theory, online communities, and collaborative approaches to manuscript development.You can find out more about Craig at his website.

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Current supervisions

  • Non-place and Ma: the writing of nowhere
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Glen Thomas
  • A Post-Jungian Analysis of the Contemporary Family Homecomming Drama
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr David Megarrity
  • Speculating Together: Writers, readers, and the challenges of speculative fiction
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Susan Carson
  • Back to the Madhouse: Changing Psychiatric Practice and the Asylum Memoir
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Rohan Wilson
  • Leaving a cult as Bildungsroman: representing identity formation after leaving a religious group in a contemporary novel
    Masters by Research, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Rohan Wilson

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)