Mr Piri Eddy

Casual Academic

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

+61 8 82012163
place Humanities Building (123)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Piri Eddy is a creative writing PhD candidate. His research explores the grotesque in australian fiction, and he is currently writing his first novel. He has written for print, online, stage and radio. His work has appeared in such places as Westerly, Island Magazine, Australian Book Review and Radio National. Piri also works as a documentary filmmaker. In 2019, he was the associate producer for Change Media's The Loop, a hybrid documentary about representation, disability and soap operas that was broadcast on SBS on Demand.

Piri currently works as a tutor in the Flinders University Drama department, and has previously worked in the English & Creative Writing department at Flinders University.


Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing (Honours) - First Class

Honours, awards and grants
  • 2017: Awarded Research Student Conference Travel Grant (Semester 1)
  • 2015: Awarded Carclew Project and Development Grant
  • 2015: ATYP Fresh Ink Mentorship Program Participant
  • 2015: ATYP National Studio Participant
  • 2013: SA Writer's Centre Writer-in-Residence
Key responsibilities
  • 2018: WHIP Conference organising committee member
Research interests

Creative Practice

Australian Fiction

The Grotesque

Teaching interests

Creative Writing

Literary Studies

Drama Theory

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