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Dr Leanne Dodd

Dr Leanne Dodd is an author, researcher and tutor/workshop facilitator for creative and academic writing, with qualifications in arts, education, mental health and communications. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on writing about trauma in fiction. Her practice-based PhD thesis explored the therapeutic potential of creative writing and fictionalising traumatic experience.

Under the pen name of Lea Scott, she has published three crime novels with developing themes of trauma and mental illness and acts as Chair and mentor for emerging writers for Queensland Writers Centre. She appears on festival panels and facilitates writing and wellbeing workshops throughout Queensland.

Session Information

WRITING THE WRONGS - CAN WE PEN OUR WAY OUT OF MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES?

Supported by Taylor Safety Equipment, Dr Peter McIlveen is in conversation with Dr Leanne DoddSuzanne Holt and Karen Russell.