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Helena Kadmos

Helena Kadmos
Helena Kadmos is a creative writing scholar with practice-led research interests in the short story cycle and memoir-writing. During 2016 and 2017, she was the Krishna Somers Postdoctoral Fellow in Literary Studies. Helena Kadmos currently teaches academic and creative writing with the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre and the School of Arts, and supervises Honours and postgraduate students in literature and creative writing. She has a teaching background in WA primary and secondary schools.

Helena Kadmos 'The Valley' by Steve Hawke

January-February 2019, no. 408 01 November 2018
The discovery of human bones is an intriguing narrative opening that rarely disappoints and seems an adaptable vehicle for the Australian gothic and representations of the impacts of colonisation on people and country. Perhaps this is because the image of curved, white mineral shapes (and the hint of stories fossilised within) contrast equally vividly with sandy coastal plains, central red dust, b ... (read more)