Meera Atkinson is a Sydney-based literary writer, academic, and the author of Traumata (UQP, 2018), The Poetics of Transgenerational Trauma (Bloomsbury, 2017), and co-editor of Traumatic Affect (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013). Meera was awarded the 2017 Varuna Eric Dark Fellowship for non-fiction. She teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales. You can find her online at and on Twitter @meeraatkinson.

Pieces by Meera Atkinson

Pride and punishment

Edition 40: WOMEN & POWER

Girls talk
Edition 11: Getting Smart

From a moving car
Edition 9: Up North

The exiled child
Edition 15: Divided Nation

My Mount Everest
Edition 17: Staying Alive

Invisible moon
Edition 6: Our Global Face

Beauty and the bêtê noire
Edition 4: Making Perfect Bodies

Child's play
Edition 33: Such Is Life

Griffith Review