Michelle Kelly graduated from the University of Sydney’s Department of English with a PhD based on her dissertation ‘Library Encounters: Textuality and the Institution’ (available at Sydney eScholarship Repository). She was the Senior Research Officer and Project Manager for the ARC Discovery Project ‘Australian Cultural Fields: National and Transnational Dynamics’, based at the Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University. Her creative and critical work has appeared in fourW, Newer York and Writers Bloc.
All essays by Michelle Kelly
Library in Bloom: the disintegration and regeneration of a book collection
I count nine book bays. Seven shelves each. From floor to ceiling with not a bit of wall to spare. There are brimming boxes under a table which takes up much of the floor space; will I get to them?
May. 2019 • Art and artists • Libraries and archives • Suburbs