Simone Murray

Associate Professor Simone Murray

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2019
  • Section(s): English, Cultural And Communication Studies


Simone Murray is Associate Professor of Literary Studies at Monash University. She is a leader in the field of literary sociology and is widely recognised for her work on the interface of the book with other media, namely film, television, and digital technologies. Her research consolidates and further expands literary sociology and book history, bringing these disciplines into closer dialogue with the internationally booming Digital Humanities field. She is the author of four monographs, Mixed Media: Feminist Presses and Publishing Politics (2004) (awarded the 2005 SHARP DeLong Book Prize), The Adaptation Industry: The Cultural Economy of Contemporary Literary Adaptation (2012), The Digital Literary Sphere: Reading, Writing, and Selling Books in the Internet Era (2018) and Introduction to Contemporary Print Culture: Books as Media (2020).

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.