Emma Maguire is a writer, researcher, and lecturer.

She works on Bindal and Wulgurukaba land in Townsville, Far North Queensland as a Lecturer in English and Writing at JCU. Emma has worked previously at Monash University and Flinders University, where she has won awards for her teaching and research.

Emma is a co-founder of The Hearth Collective, a group of creatives who host regular events in Adelaide to support emerging writers and artists.

She is a member of the Flinders Life Narrative Research Group, and Co-Founder of the International Auto/Biography Association Students and New Scholars Network.

She writes short fiction, essays, and criticism.

Image by Chi (2020)

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Kokomo by Victoria Hannan, a Millennial Fiction That Spans Generations The Conversation

Under the Corn Verity La

The Planes Quaran-zine: A Collection of Feelings/Experiences/Thoughts in the Time of COVID-19

Young Women Won’t Be Told How to Behave, but is #girlboss Just Deportment by Another Name? The Conversation

Choke Me, Daddy? The Subversive Power of Consensual Pain Lip

Ways of Seeing Sex Sūdō Journal

Satelle’s Machine Scum Mag

Reality Slippages and Narcissistic Stereotyping: Watching Content, a TV Show Made for Smart Phones The Conversation

Self Help and Confession: Yumi Sakugawa’s Instagram Account and Erika Lust’s Erotic Films European Journal of Life Writing

Housemate Wanted Tulpa Magazine

My Inner Fangirl  Kill Your Darlings

Who Should Have the Body? A Confession About Listening to Rape Testimony  Feminartsy

Interview with Alison Bechdel: Intellectual Cartoonist, Compulsive Diarist, Contented Outsider Empire Times


Girls, Autobiography, Media: Gender and Self-Mediation in Digital Economies

Janine Gertz, Emma Maguire, Theresa Petray & Bryan Smith / Violence Media/Culture

Kylie Cardell & Emma Maguire / Sluts and Sex Objects: The Autobiographical Subjects of Contemporary Millennial Sex Writing  Sex and Journalism

Constructing the ‘Instagirl,’ Deconstructing the Self-Brand: Amalia Ulman’s Instagram Hoax  European Journal of Life Writing

Girls’ Auto/Biographical Media: The Importance of Audience Reception in Studying Undervalued Life Narrative  Research Methods for Auto/Biography Studies

Ümit Kennedy & Emma Maguire / The Texts and Subjects of Automediality  Media/Culture

Kylie Cardell, Kate Douglas & Emma Maguire / ‘Stories’: Social Media and Ephemeral Narratives as Memoir  Mediating Memory

Maria Faini, Emma Maguire & Orly Lael Netzer / Collaboration  Auto/Biography Studies

Kylie Cardell & Emma Maguire / Hoax Politics: Blogging, Betrayal and the Intimate Public of A Gay Girl in Damascus  Biography

Self-Branding, Hotness, and Girlhood in the Video Blogs of Jenna Marbles  Biography

Home, About, Shop, Contact: Constructing an Authorial Persona via the Author Website  Media/Culture

Susan Sheridan & Emma Maguire. Relationships to the Bush in Nan Chauncy’s Early Novels for Children  Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature

Potential: Ariel Schrag Contests (Hetero-)Normative Girlhood  Prose Studies

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