Chantelle Bayes completed her PhD in writing and literature at Griffith University in 2016. Her work has been published in Axon, TEXT and Meniscus. Her areas of interest include nature writing, contemporary fiction, ecocriticism and the legacy of Romanticism.
ArticlesThe concept of the “writer flâneur”, as developed by Walter Benjamin, sought to make sense of the seemingly chaotic nineteenth century city. While the flâneur provided a way for new urban structures to be ordered, it was also a transgressive act that involved engaging with urban spaces in new ways. In the contemporary city, where spaces are now heavily controlled and ordered, some...Read more