Dr Nike Sulway


Dr Nike Sulway
NameDr Nike Sulway
Email Addressnike.sulway@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleSenior Lecturer (Creative Writing)
QualificationsBA(Creative) Griffith, BA(Hons) Griffith, PhD Griffith
DepartmentSchool of Humanities and Communication
AffiliationsCentre for Heritage and Culture
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4133-1303
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BA(Creative)
Griffith
1996
BA(Hons)
Griffith
1997
PhD
Griffith
2002

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Stars and Shadows: Magic, Subjectivity, and Liminality in Contemporary Australian Children's Literature.Associate SupervisorDoctoral2021

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Never Afters: Female Friendship and Collaboration in Contemporary Re-visioned Fairy Tales by WomenAssociateDoctoral2020
Tricky Writing: Women and Animals as Tricksters in Anthropogenic FictionPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Weird fiction in contemporary women's writingAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2013James Tiptree Jr. AwardJames Tiptree Jr. Literary Award CouncilRupetta
2014Norma K Hemming AwardAustralian Science Fiction Foundation (ASFF)Rupetta
2020Norma K Hemming AwardAustralian Science Fiction Foundation (ASFF)Winter's tale
2021Rhysling AwardScience fiction poetry association (SFPA)A song from Bedlam (with apologies to Christopher Smart)
2000Queensland Premier's Literary AwardDepartment of Premier and Cabinet, QLD
2014Crawford Memorial AwardInternational Association of the Fantastic in the ArtsRupetta
2018Guest of HonourInternational Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts (ICFA)

Reading Magic: Deep Reading in the Creative writing Classroom

Cantrell, Kate and Sulway, Nike. 2023. "Reading Magic: Deep Reading in the Creative writing Classroom." Sullivan, Patrick, Tinberg, Howard and Blau, Sheridan (ed.) Deep Reading, Deep Learning. United States. Peter Lang Publishing. pp. 271-284

Saltwater Story

Sulway, Nike. 2023. Saltwater Story. Pennsylvania. Air and Nothingness Press.

Monstrous Victims: Women, Trauma, and Gothic Violence in Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook and The Nightingale

Gildersleeve, Jessica, Sulway, Nike and Howell, Amanda. 2022. "Monstrous Victims: Women, Trauma, and Gothic Violence in Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook and The Nightingale." Gildersleeve, Jessica and Cantrell, Kate (ed.) Screening the Gothic in Australia and New Zealand: Contemporary Antipodean Film and Television. Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam University Press. pp. 213-228

The Tale of the Green Maid

Sulway, Nike. 2022. The Tale of the Green Maid. Melbourne. Black Hare Press.

South of the Sun: Australian Fairy Tales for the 21st Century by the Australian Fairy Tale Society

Sulway, Nike. 2022. "South of the Sun: Australian Fairy Tales for the 21st Century by the Australian Fairy Tale Society." Marvels and Tales: journal of fairy-tale studies. 36 (1), pp. 119-121.

A Void and a Chasm and a Ruin [Short Story]

Sulway, Nike. 2022. A Void and a Chasm and a Ruin [Short Story]. United States. Wayne State University Press.

'Not a Dream, but a Harrowing': Writing a Colonial Fairy Tale

Sulway, Nike. 2022. "'Not a Dream, but a Harrowing': Writing a Colonial Fairy Tale." Marvels and Tales: journal of fairy-tale studies. 36 (1), pp. 40-48.

Monstrous Victims : Women, Trauma, and Gothic Violence in Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook and The Nightingale

Gildersleeve, Jessica, Sulway, Nike and Howell, Amanda. 2022. "Monstrous Victims : Women, Trauma, and Gothic Violence in Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook and The Nightingale." Gildersleeve, Jessica and Cantrell, Kate (ed.) Screening the Gothic in Australia and New Zealand: Contemporary Antipodean Film and Television. Netherlands. Amsterdam University Press. pp. 213-228

Anne with a me: adapting to new adaptations of Anne as she adapts to us

Carniel, Jessica. 2021. "Anne with a me: adapting to new adaptations of Anne as she adapts to us." Carniel, Jessica and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables: kindred spirits. United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 171-188

The Giant With No Heart in Her Body [Short Story]

Sulway, Nike. 2021. The Giant With No Heart in Her Body [Short Story]. United States. Strange Horizons.

Anne as Pagan, Anne as Queer

Baker, Dallas John. 2021. Anne as Pagan, Anne as Queer. Newcastle on Tyne, United Kigdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Kindred spirits: reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables

Carniel, Jessica and Sulway, Nike. 2021. "Kindred spirits: reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables." Carniel, Jessica and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Reflections on our relationships with Anne of Green Gables: kindred spirits. United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 1-6

Magical Migrations: Australian Fairy Tale Traditions and Practices

Sulway, Nike. 2021. "Magical Migrations: Australian Fairy Tale Traditions and Practices." Gildersleeve, Jessica (ed.) The Routledge Companion to Australian Literature. New York, United States. Routledge. pp. 374-383

A song from Bedlam (with apologies to Christopher Smart)

Sulway, Nike. 2020. A song from Bedlam (with apologies to Christopher Smart). United States. Liminality.

Neo-gothic dinosaurs and the haunting of history

Gildersleeve, Jessica and Sulway, Nike. 2020. "Neo-gothic dinosaurs and the haunting of history." Maier, Sarah E. and Ayres, Brenda (ed.) Neo-gothic narratives: illusory allusions from the past. London, United Kingdom. Anthem Press. pp. 141-154

Tell me, whacher, is it winter? [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2020. Tell me, whacher, is it winter? [Short story]. North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. Tartarus Press.

Our Mothers Were Birds [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2020. Our Mothers Were Birds [Short story]. St Lucia, Brisbane. Hecate Press.

Six Rusalki [short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2020. Six Rusalki [short story]. Pennsylvania, United States. Air and Nothingness Press.

Winter's tale

Sulway, Nike and O'Meara, Shauna. 2019. Winter's tale. Australia. Twelfth Planet Press.

The frog's prince; or, Iron Henry [Short story]

Sulway, N. A.. 2019. The frog's prince; or, Iron Henry [Short story]. United kingdom. TTA Press.

All the things I kept [Original long-form poem]

Sulway, Nike. 2019. All the things I kept [Original long-form poem]. Carlton South, Australia. Cordite Publishing Inc..

Writing and researching (in) the regions

Sulway, Nike, Hawryluk, Lynda and Costello, Moya. 2019. "Writing and researching (in) the regions." TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses. Special Issue 54, pp. 1-7.

The violent pacifist: ethics and disorder in Sarah Waters' The Paying Guests

Gildersleeve, Jessica and Sulway, Nike. 2019. "The violent pacifist: ethics and disorder in Sarah Waters' The Paying Guests." English. 68 (260), pp. 67-88. https://doi.org/10.1093/english/efy057

Pursuit, willfulness, and the strangeness of strangers

Sulway, Nike. 2019. "Pursuit, willfulness, and the strangeness of strangers." Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts. 30 (1), pp. 42-51.

Strange men [Lyric poem]

Sulway, Nike. 2018. Strange men [Lyric poem]. Australia. English Association, Sydney Branch.

David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Sulway, Nike. 2018. "David Copperfield by Charles Dickens." Going Down Swinging.

'His unspoken natural centre': James Tiptree Jr as the 'Other I'

Sulway, Nike. 2018. "'His unspoken natural centre': James Tiptree Jr as the 'Other I'." Writing from below. 4 (1), pp. 1-9.

Night drive [Poem]

Sulway, Nike. 2017. Night drive [Poem]. Melbourne. Verity La.

Introduction: the state of play in Australian fairy tale: where to now?

Do Rozario, Rebecca-Anne, Sulway, Nike and Calderone, Belinda. 2017. "Introduction: the state of play in Australian fairy tale: where to now?" TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses. 21 (Special Issue 43), pp. 1-5. https://doi.org/10.52086/001c.25871

The state of play in Australian fairy tale: where to now?

Do Rozario, Rebecca-Anne, Sulway, Nike and Calderone, Belinda. 2017. "The state of play in Australian fairy tale: where to now?" TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses. Special Issue 43, pp. 1-5.

Remembering Laura Cereta: public and private lives of a humanist scholar

Carniel, Jess. 2017. "Remembering Laura Cereta: public and private lives of a humanist scholar." Baker, Dallas John, Brien, Donna Lee and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Recovering history through fact and fiction: forgotten lives. Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 171-182

'A date with Barbara': paracosms of the self in biographies of Barbara Newhall Follett

Sulway, Nike. 2017. "'A date with Barbara': paracosms of the self in biographies of Barbara Newhall Follett." Baker, Dallas John, Brien, Donna Lee and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Recovering history through fact and fiction: forgotten Lives. Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 53-67

Recovering forgotten lives through fact and fiction

Brien, Donna Lee, Baker, Dallas John and Sulway, Nike. 2017. "Recovering forgotten lives through fact and fiction." Baker, Dallas John, Brien, Donna Lee and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Recovering history through fact and fiction: forgotten lives. Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 2-10

Understanding Deadman's Pocket: Peter Glynn and the making of a colonial frontiersman

Connors, Libby. 2017. "Understanding Deadman's Pocket: Peter Glynn and the making of a colonial frontiersman." Baker, Dallas John, Brien, Donna Lee and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Recovering history through fact and fiction: forgotten lives. Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 27-41

The beautiful husband [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2017. The beautiful husband [Short story]. Australia. Social Alternatives.

Vladimír Ležák-Borin: Cold War warrior

Persian, Jayne. 2017. "Vladimír Ležák-Borin: Cold War warrior." Baker, Dallas John, Brien, Donna Lee and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Recovering history through fact and fiction: forgotten lives. Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 78-87

Pictures of Lyly: digital corruptions and biographical truths

Johnson, Laurie. 2017. "Pictures of Lyly: digital corruptions and biographical truths." Baker, Dallas john, Brien, Donna Lee and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Recovering history through fact and fiction: forgotten lives. Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 146-157

Writing back to Tolkien: gender, sexuality and race in high fantasy

Baker, Dallas John. 2017. "Writing back to Tolkien: gender, sexuality and race in high fantasy." Baker, Dallas John, Brien, Donna Lee and Sulway, Nike (ed.) Recovering history through fact and fiction: forgotten lives. Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 123-143

Death, dildoes and daffodils: a winter’s tale [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2016. Death, dildoes and daffodils: a winter’s tale [Short story]. Australia. Australasian Association of Writing Programs.

Dying in the first person

Sulway, Nike. 2016. Dying in the first person. Melbourne, Australia. Transit Lounge Publishing.

Saltpan [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2015. "Saltpan [Short story]." Meanjin. 74 (4), pp. 146-151.

Uchronic, or queer in no time: wilful subjects in historical fiction

Sulway, Nike. 2015. "Uchronic, or queer in no time: wilful subjects in historical fiction." 20th Conference of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs 2015: Writing the Ghost Train: Rewriting, Remaking, Rediscovering. Melbourne, Australia 28 Nov - 01 Dec 2015 Australia.

Candlewick [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2015. "Candlewick [Short story]." Fourteen Hills: The San Francisco State University Review. 21 (3).

Behind the green door: a story about suffering and hybrid identity in the 1950s and 1960s

Sulway, Nike. 2015. "Behind the green door: a story about suffering and hybrid identity in the 1950s and 1960s." TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses. 19 (Special Issue 31), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.52086/001c.27165

Death and the M(AI)den

Sulway, Nike. 2015. "Death and the M(AI)den." Death, Dying and the Undead: Inaugural Conference of the Australian Death Studies Network (2015). Noosa, Australia 12 Oct 2015 Noosa, Australia.

Paper boats [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2015. "Paper boats [Short story]." TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses. Special Issue 30, pp. 1-11.

The Karen Joy Fowler Book Club [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2015. "The Karen Joy Fowler Book Club [Short story]." Lightspeed Magazine.

Dear Tip [Letter]

Sulway, Nike. 2015. "Dear Tip [Letter]." Pierce, Alexandra and Krasnostein, Alisa (ed.) Letters to Tiptree. Australia. Twelfth Planet Press. pp. 182-186

The nature of things [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2015. "The nature of things [Short story]." Review of Australian Fiction. 13 (4).

Are you there? Can you forgive me?: The World to Come by Patrick West and Om Prakash Dwivedi (eds)

Sulway, Nike. 2015. "Are you there? Can you forgive me?: The World to Come by Patrick West and Om Prakash Dwivedi (eds)." TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses. 19 (1).

Exquisite Cadaver: useful writing experiment or just a good game?

Baker, Dallas J., Webb, Jen and Sulway, Nike. 2015. "Exquisite Cadaver: useful writing experiment or just a good game?" The Conversation. 22 January 2015, pp. 1-5.

An experiment in collaborative writing: day ten

Johnson, Marguerite, Nelson, Camilla, Rodley, Chris, Corbett, Claire, Baker, Dallas, Hancox, Donna, Messer, Jane, Meyrick, Julian, Smith, Michelle and Sulway, Nike. 2015. "An experiment in collaborative writing: day ten." The Conversation. 6 January 2015, pp. 1-24.

Happily ever after, almost

Sulway, Nike. 2014. "Happily ever after, almost." Writing Queensland.

Death, dildoes and daffodils: a queer winter's tale

Sulway, Nike. 2014. "Death, dildoes and daffodils: a queer winter's tale." Johnson, Laurie and Chalk, Darryl (ed.) 12th Biennial International Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Shakespeare Association (ANZSA 2014): Shakespearean Perceptions. Toowoomba, Australia 02 - 04 Oct 2014

Rupetta

Sulway, N. A.. 2013. Rupetta. Leyburn, North York, United Kingdom. Tartarus Press.

The lost man [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2013. "The lost man [Short story]." Southerly: a review of Australian literature. 73 (3), pp. 153-163.

The fox's child [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2012. "The fox's child [Short story]." Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine.

Behind the green door: romantic suffering and Australian lesbian identity in the mid-twentieth century

Sulway, Nike. 2012. "Behind the green door: romantic suffering and Australian lesbian identity in the mid-twentieth century." Willett, Graham (ed.) 11th Australian Homosexual Histories Conference (ALGA 2012). Brisbane, Australia 08 - 09 Jun 2012

Her lover's golden hair [Short story]

Sulway, Nike. 2011. "Her lover's golden hair [Short story]." Fantasy Magazine. 57.

Their golden daughters

Sulway, N. A.. 2011. "Their golden daughters." Kenny, John (ed.) Box of delights. Dublin, Ireland. Aeon Press. pp. 32-38

The wine-dark sea

Bourke, N. A.. 2011. The wine-dark sea. Toowoomba, Queensland.

The salted heart [Short story]

Sulway, N. A.. 2011. "The salted heart [Short story]." Thompson, Stephen (ed.) Mythic resonance. Brisbane, Australia. Esstee Media. pp. 11-30

Gibraltar

Bourke, N. A.. 2010. "Gibraltar." The Lifted Brow.

Arboretum

Bourke, N. A.. 2009. "Arboretum." The Lifted Brow.

My Queensland: this is not for you

Bourke, Nike. 2008. "My Queensland: this is not for you." Griffith Review.

My Queensland

Shapcott, Thomas, Winch, Tara June, Sheahan-Bright, Robyn, Bourke, Nike and Elliott, Will. 2008. "My Queensland." Griffith Review.