Meg Vann is a sessional academic and MPhil Creative Writing student at The University of Queensland, where she won the 2018 Dr Melanie McKenzie Teaching Award, and is a research assistant with the ARC funded project ‘Genre Worlds: Australian Popular Fiction in the Twenty-First Century’. As well, Meg is a crime thriller writer who founded the renewed Queensland chapter of Sisters in Crime and is a board member of the Australian Crime Writers Association. Her work is published in literary journals and interactive platforms, including The Review of Australian Fiction and Story City.
University of Queensland
Viewed through the lens of feminist criminology, how does the subgenre of domestic noir dramatise domestic violence through generic or subversive elements of craft? Drew Humphries asserts that feminist criminology has challenged, reframed and improved legal definitions and data collection…