Dr Craig Billingham
Lecturer

Dr Craig Billingham

BA (Hons), Macquarie University

MA (English), The University of Sydney

Doctor of Arts, The University of Sydney

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of the Arts and Media

Craig Billingham is a writer of fiction and poetry. He is the author of two collections of poems (Storytelling, 2007; Public Transport, 2017) and a children's picture book (The Empty Jar, 2014), as well as numerous short stories, essays, and reviews. His work has appeared in many literary journals and magazines, including Southerly, Island, HEAT, Meanjin, Antipodes, and the Australian Book Review. Craig has taught Creative Writing at The University of Sydney and Western Sydney University, and he was assessed manuscripts and worked as a mentor for Varuna, The Writers' House. He has appeared at the Sydney Writers' Festival and the Melbourne Writers' Festival, and he has read at venues in NSW, VIC, SA, and WA. He is the recipient of grants and residencies from the Australia Council for the Arts, Gunyah, and Booranga Writers' Centre.

Location
Robert Webster Building, Rm 204
  • Books | 2017
    Billingham C, 2017, Public Transport, Hope Street Press
    Books | 2014
    Billingham C; Martinez J; Dawson J, 2014, The Empty Jar, inTouch Inc. Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, Melbourne
    Books | 2007
    Billingham C, 2007, Storytelling, Five Islands Press
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Billingham C, 2020, 'On the novel I did not write', Text: The Journal of the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, 24, https://www.textjournal.com.au/april20/billingham_prose.pdf
  • Creative Written Works | 2022
    Billingham C, 2022, Breadcrumbs, Furphy Literary Award Open Short Story Anthology 2022, Holliman J, (ed.), Hardie Grant
    Creative Written Works | 2022
    Billingham C, 2022, Smoke & Steam, fourW thirty-three, Gilbey D, (ed.), fourW Press
    Creative Written Works | 2022
    Billingham C, 2022, Woman on Katoomba Street, In Case of Fire - Poems from the Blue Mountains, Rickerby M, (ed.), Spinebill Press
    Creative Written Works | 2021
    Billingham C, 2021, In Bloom, fourW thirty-two, Gilbey D, (ed.), fourW Press
    Creative Written Works | 2021
    Billingham C, 2021, Iris, Island 161, Field V, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2020
    Billingham C, 2020, Greta, The Newcastle Short Story Award Anthology, 2020
    Creative Written Works | 2019
    Billingham C, 2019, The Love Scene, Verity La, Seminara M, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2017
    Billingham C, 2017, Breathless, Southerly vol.77 no.1, Brooks D; McMahon E, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2017
    Billingham C, 2017, Story of the Artist Dressed as His Mother, Tincture Journal
    Creative Written Works | 2017
    Billingham C, 2017, The Messenger, fourW twenty-eight, Gilbey D, (ed.), fourW Press
    Creative Written Works | 2016
    Billingham C, 2016, A Brief Summation, LinQ, https://journals.jcu.edu.au/linq/issue/view/179
    Creative Written Works | 2016
    Billingham C, 2016, The Ducks, The Newcastle Short Story Award Anthology, 2016
    Creative Written Works | 2016
    Billingham C, 2016, The Final Cast, Southerly vol.75 no.2, Brooks D; McMahon E, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2013
    Billingham C, 2013, Siesta, Snorkel no.17, Vidler C, (ed.), http://snorkel.org.au/017/billingham.html
    Creative Written Works | 2013
    Billingham C, 2013, The Bomb Hole, Meanjin vol.72 no.3, Sanders Z, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2012
    Billingham C, 2012, A Beautiful Thing, Review of Australian Fiction, Lamb M, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2012
    Billingham C, 2012, Bond, The Best Australian Poems 2012, Tranter J, (ed.), Black Inc.
    Creative Written Works | 2012
    Billingham C, 2012, Holiday Resort, The Disappearing, The Red Room Company, https://redroompoetry.org/poets/craig-billingham/holiday-resort-poem/
    Creative Written Works | 2012
    Billingham C, 2012, Letter from a Japanese Friend, The Disappearing, The Red Room Company, https://redroompoetry.org/poets/craig-billingham/letter-japanese-friend/
    Creative Written Works | 2012
    Billingham C, 2012, Vanishing Point, Antipodes vol.28 no.1, Birns N, (ed.), Wayne State University Press
    Creative Written Works | 2012
    Billingham C, 2012, Waiting for the Train, Meanjin vol.71 no.3, Heath S, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2011
    Billingham C, 2011, Alexandria, Snorkel no. 14, Vidler C, (ed.), http://snorkel.org.au/014/billingham.html
    Creative Written Works | 2011
    Billingham C, 2011, For True, Meanjin vol.70 no.2, Heath S, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2010
    Billingham C, 2010, Eglise, Snorkel no. 11, Vidler C, (ed.), http://snorkel.org.au/011/billingham.html
    Creative Written Works | 2010
    Billingham C, 2010, Las Flores, Antipodes vol. 24 no. 1, Birns N, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2010
    Billingham C, 2010, Poem With Ocean Views, HEAT no.23, Indyk I, (ed.), Giramondo Publishing Company
    Creative Written Works | 2010
    Billingham C, 2010, The Dodo, Famous Reporter no. 41, Wessman R; Reeves L, (ed.), Walleah Press
    Creative Written Works | 2009
    Billingham C, 2009, Acreage, Famous Reporter no. 39, Wessman R; Reeves L, (ed.), Walleah Press
    Creative Written Works | 2009
    Billingham C, 2009, History, Going Down Swinging 28, Greenaway L; Lanson K, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2009
    Billingham C, 2009, Metamorphosis, Meanjin vol. 68 no. 2, Cunningham S, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2009
    Billingham C, 2009, Taxi Driver, Going Down Swinging 29, Greenaway L; Lanson K, (ed.), Going Down Swinging Inc.
    Creative Written Works | 2009
    Billingham C, 2009, Toyota Madox Toyota, Blue Dog vol. 8 no. 15, Caldwell G, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2009
    Billingham C, 2009, Weights & Measures, Meanjin vol. 68 no. 4, Cunningham S, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2008
    Billingham C, 2008, For the Love of Small Birds, Five Bells vol. 15 no. 3, The Poets Union
    Creative Written Works | 2008
    Billingham C, 2008, The Fan, Going Down Swinging 27, Greenaway L; Lanson K, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2008
    Billingham C, 2008, You Say I Say You Say, HEAT no. 17, Indyk I, (ed.), Giramondo Publishing Inc.
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2008
    Billingham C, 2008, Other Januaries, ABC Radio National, Editor(s): Ladd M; Hensing A, Published: 2008, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/archived/poetica/gen-xy-new-voices/3200612
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2008
    Billingham C, 2008, The Cleaner, ABC Radio National, Editor(s): Ladd M; Hensing A, Radio, Published: 2008, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/archived/poetica/gen-xy-new-voices/3200612
    Creative Written Works | 2007
    Billingham C, 2007, Blind, HEAT 13, Indyk I, (ed.), Giramondo Publishing Inc.
    Creative Written Works | 2007
    Billingham C, 2007, Ghost, HEAT no. 13, Indyk I, (ed.), Giramondo Publishing Inc.
    Creative Written Works | 2007
    Billingham C, 2007, The Eighth Day, Meanjin vol. 66 no. 1, Britain I, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, 'Aussie Man Dies', Phoenix: The University of Sydney Writers Journal, Jerram A; Lowing R; Wargren J, (eds.), Sydney University Press
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, 6.10pm to Lithgow, Blue Dog: Australian Poetry vol. 5 no. 9, Pretty R, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, Air Pockets, Space no. 3, Lynch A, (ed.), Whitmore Press
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, Doctor Faustus, Phoenix: The University of Sydney Writers Journal, Jerram A; Lowing R; Wargren J, (eds.)
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, Last Night, Phoenix: The University of Sydney Writers' Journal, Jerram A; Lowing R; Wargren J, (eds.)
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, Lemons, Space no. 3, Lynch A, (ed.), Whitmore Press
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, Night Geometry, Space no. 3, Lynch A, (ed.), Whitmore Press
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, Rosewood, Famous Reporter 34, Wessman R; Reeves L, (ed.), Walleah Press
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, Stanley, Wet Ink no. 5, Edmonds P; Wilson D, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, The Revanant, Phoenix: The University of Sydney Writers Journal, Jerram A; Lowing R; Wargren J, (eds.), Sydney University Press
    Creative Written Works | 2006
    Billingham C, 2006, The Slow Path, Famous Reporter 34, Wessmam R; Reeves L, (ed.), Walleah Press
    Creative Written Works | 2005
    Billingham C, 2005, Anniversary, Meanjin vol. 64 no. 3, Britain I, (ed.)
    Creative Written Works | 2004
    Billingham C, 2004, Sadness, Blue Dog: Australian Poetry, Pretty R, (ed.)

Member, Australasian Association of Writing Programs

My Teaching

ARTS1011 Inventing the Self - Creative Writing in the Digital Age

ARTS2020 Creative Writing

ARTS2021 Creative Writing Project

ARTS2050 Academic Writing for the Humanities

ARTS3022 Narrative: The Art and Science of Storytelling

ARTS3023 Fiction Writing