Nadia Niaz

Nadia Niaz is the founder and editor of the Australian Multilingual Writing Project, an online journal publishing creative writing that mixes two or more languages. She received her PhD in Creative Writing and Cultural Studies from the University of Melbourne where she teaches in the Creative Writing Program. Nadia researches and lectures on multilingual creative and poetic expression, the practicalities and politics of translation, and language use among Third Culture Kids and other globally mobile cohorts. She also writes and performs poetry that explores questions of identity, belonging, and language and her work can be found in many local and international literary journals. She has been a Wheeler Centre fellow and the commissioned poet for the School of Anatomy, University of Melbourne’s Body Donation program. She enjoys working collaboratively with other poets and artists.