Julieanne Lamond

Julieanne Lamond is a lecturer in the English program at ANU. Her research focuses on questions of literary reception and gender, especially in Australia. She has published essays on a range of Australian writers (Miles Franklin, Steele Rudd, Barbara Baynton, Christos Tsiolkas, Rosa Praed), as well as on reading history, gender and popular fiction, and book reviewing in Australia. Since 2014 she has collaborated with Melinda Harvey and the Stella Prize on the annual Stella Count, collecting and analysing statistics about gender and reviewing in Australia. Her current projects include a monograph on Tasmanian writer Amanda Lohrey for Monash University Press, and a research project on the relationship between gender and literary reception in Australia (with Melinda Harvey).  She is editor of Australian Literary Studies and a member of the judging panel of the Patrick White Award.

Selected publications:

A Fool’s Game?: On Gender and Literary Value.” Sydney Review of Books, 18 March 2019.

 “Taking the Measure of Gender Disparity in Australian Book Reviewing as a Field, 1985 and 2013.” Australian Humanities Review, vol. 60, no. 60, pp. 84-107. (with Melinda Harvey).

“Katherine Cecil Thurston’s John Chilcote, M.P.: Popularity and Literary Value in the Early Twentieth Century.” Book History, vol. 20, 2017, pp. 330-350.

 “Zones of Connection: Common Reading in a Regional Australian Library.” in J.J. Connolly, P. Collier, F. Felsenstein, K.R. Hall, and R.G. Hall (ed.), Print Culture Histories Beyond the Metropolis, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2016, pp. 355-374.

Editorial”. Australian Literary Studies. Vol 31.1, 2016. 

Forgotten Books and Local Readers: Popular Fiction in the Library at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.” Australian Literary Studies, vol. 29, no. 3, 2014, pp. 87-100.

Stella vs Miles: Women Writers and Literary Value in Australia.” Meanjin, 70.3 Spring 2011, pp. 32-39.