Stuart Glover grew up in the northern suburbs of Brisbane, where his family has resided since the mid-nineteenth century. He has worked as a freelance journalist and as an assessor for Australian publishing houses and literary prizes. As a researcher, Glover has published on Brisbane's cultural identity, the history of Australian publishing, and literary institutions.
Glover's roles in the arts include: founding Director of the Brisbane Writers Festival, Manager for Writing at Arts Queensland, inaugural Director of QPIX (the Queensland Screen Development Centre), Deputy Chair of the Queensland Writers Centre
, founding Chair of Multi-Media Art Asia-Pacific, Chair of Q Music (the Queensland Music Industry Association), member of the Queensland Theatre Company
Board, and member of the Management Committee of the National Young Writers Festival
He is currently (2011) a member of the Literature Board of the Australia Council
and of the management committee of Island
literary magazine, and a Senior Lecturer in the School of English Media Studies and
Art History at the University of Queensland; he has a special interest
in non-fiction writing and print culture.
Source: Stuart Glover's blog, http://www.stuartglover.com.au/
Sighted: 27 March 2012.