Simone Murray

Simone Murray is Associate Professor in Literary Studies at Monash University and an elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. Her book Mixed Media: Feminist Presses and Publishing Politics (Pluto Press UK, 2004) was awarded the 2005 DeLong Book Prize by the Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing (SHARP). Her second monograph, The Adaptation Industry: The Cultural Economy of Contemporary Literary Adaptation (Routledge US, 2012) has been widely reviewed in English-, French-, German- and Swedish-language publications. A third monograph, The Digital Literary Sphere: Reading, Writing, and Selling Books in the Internet Era (Johns Hopkins UP, 2018), examines how the internet has transformed literary culture. Her most recent book, Introduction to Contemporary Print Culture: Books as Media, is published by Routledge UK (2021). She is an elected member of SHARP’s Board of Directors and an advisory editor of its journal Book History


Monash University