Ben Etherington

Ben Etherington is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Communication Arts and a member of the Writing and Society Research Centre at Western Sydney University. His publications include Literary Primitivism (Stanford, 2018), the Cambridge Companion to World Literature (2018, co-edited with Jarad Zimbler), andUnsettled Poetics: Contemporary Australian and South African Poetry (special issue ofWasafiri magazine). His current project is a history of creole verse in the Anglophone Caribbean from slavery to decolonisation. He also is a Chief Investigator on the three-year Australian Research Council project Other Worlds, for which he is working with eminent Australian writers, including Alexis Wright and J. M. Coetzee, to explore the idiosyncratic ways in which writers create literary worlds.

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