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Beth Driscoll Beth Driscoll i(A115810 works by)
Gender: Female
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Beth Driscoll is an academic working in the field of contemporary fiction, including Australian genre fiction.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2015 joint winner Romance Writers of America Academic Research Grant For a project entitled The Genre World of Romance in 21st Century Australia.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Genre Worlds : Australian Popular Fiction in the Twenty-First Century 2016 16429960 2016 website criticism

‘Genre Worlds: Australian Popular Fiction in the Twenty-First Century’ is a research project funded by an ARC Discovery Project Grant between 2016 and 2018 (DP160101308). 

The research project aims to systematically examine 21st-century Australian popular fiction, the most significant growth area in Australian trade publishing since the turn of the century. Its three areas of investigation are: the publishing of Australian popular fiction; the interrelationships between Australian popular fiction and Australian genre communities; and the textual distinctiveness of Australian popular novels in relation to genre. Research will centre on thirty novels across three genres (fantasy, romance and crime), building a comprehensive picture of the practices and processes of Australian popular fiction through detailed examination of trade data, close reading of texts, and interviews with industry figures.'

Source: Project website.

2018 joint winner Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Convenors' Award
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