Stuart Glover is a Senior Lecturer in Writing at the School of English, Media Studies and Arts History at the University of Queensland. He is the co-editor with Robyn Sheahan-Bright of Hot Iron Corrugated Sky: 100 Years of Queensland Writing, and four anthologies of new student writing: Easy Writer; I won’t be long...; A most provoking thing; and, Before the Young Get Eaten. He was the inaugural Manager for Writing at Arts Queensland, founding Director of the Brisbane Writers’ Festival, inaugural Director of QPIX (the Queensland Screen Development Centre), founding Chair of Multi-Media Art Asia-Pacific, Chair of Q Music (the Queensland Music Industry Association), Deputy Chair of the Queensland Writers Centre, and a member of the Queensland Theatre Company Board. He has been consultant to cultural organizations and government bodies including the University of Queensland Press, Arts Queensland, the State Library of Queensland, and to QUT’s Creative Industries Precinct. He has worked regularly as a freelance journalist, columnist and reviewer. Currently, he is a member of the Literature Board of the Australia Council, a judge of the Queensland Premiers’ Literary Awards, and a member of the Management Committee of the National Young Writers Festival.
Failed Fantasies of Cohesion: Retrieving Positives from the Stalled Dream of Whole-of-Government Cultural PolicyArticlesIn mid-2001, in a cultural policy discussion at Arts Queensland, an Australian state government arts policy and funding apparatus, a senior arts bureaucrat seeking to draw a funding client’s gaze back to the bigger picture of what the state government was trying to achieve through its cultural policy settings excused his own abstracting comments with the phrase, “but then I might just be a...Read more