Carody Culver is a Brisbane-based freelance writer and editor. She received her BA in English Language and Literature from King’s College London in 2005 and her Graduate Diploma in Writing, Editing, and Publishing from the University of Queensland in 2009. She is about to submit her PhD thesis on narrative in cookbooks at the University of Queensland. Her research interests include food writing, women and food and cookbooks as literature.
EditorialThe “Suspicion” issue of M/C Journal explores suspicion as both critical approach and cultural concept, inviting us to engage with its interpretive potential in a world where mistrust has become the norm. Contemporary Western culture is characterised by a climate of increased border security and surveillance, especially since 9/11. Judith Butler identifies an increase in paranoia...Read more
ArticlesSometimes ... we don’t want to feel like a post-modern, post-feminist, overstretched woman but, rather, a domestic goddess, trailing nutmeggy fumes of baking pie in our languorous wake (Nigella Lawson, How to be a Domestic Goddess vii). IntroductionFor today’s female readers, the idea of trailing “nutmeggy fumes” of home-baked pie through...Read more