Cynthia D. Nelson is a writer, researcher, and education consultant who has published extensively in applied linguistics. At the University of Technology Sydney and the University of Sydney, she designed and led development programs for research students and research supervisors. She is on the editorial board of the Journal ofLanguage and Sexuality, and is the author of Sexual Identities in English Language Education: Classroom Conversations (Routledge).Her play Queer as a Second Languagehas been performed in Australia, Japan, the UK and the US. She was shortlisted for the 2011 Newcastle Poetry Prize and is currently completing a memoir.
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