Dr Gillian Dooley is Special Collections Librarian and an Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the Department of English at Flinders University. Her most recent book is JM Coetzee and the Power of Narrative and she and Anthony J. Brown co-edited Matthew Flinders’ Private Journal 1803-1814 in 2005. She has published essays and presented conference papers in Australia and overseas on a range of subjects from Jane Austen to Iris Murdoch. She is editor of two e-journals, Transnational Literature and Writers in Conversation (forthcoming) and is a regular book reviewer for various Australian publications. For more information visit www.flinders.edu.au/people/gillian.dooley.