Dr Venero Armanno

Senior Lecturer

School of Communication and Arts
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
v.armanno@uq.edu.au
+61 7 336 53324

Overview

Veny has published one collection of short stories and nine novels, three of which have been published internationally. In 2002 his novel The Volcano won Best Australian Fiction Book in the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards, and the same novel was shortlisted for the Courier Mail Book of the Year Award. His latest novel,Black Mountain was published in 2012. His short stories have been anthologised internationally, including publications in Barcelona, Hungary, Canada and Serbia. As well as writing for adults, Veny has three illustrated books for younger readers. Also a scriptwriter, Veny has worked with a number of production companies, including Tristram Miall Films (Strictly Ballroom, Children of the Revolution, Looking for Alibrandi) and Liberty Films (Fire, Medivac, The Day of the Roses, The Loves of Lionel's Life), on film adaptations of his novels.

Research Interests

  • Issues of sexuality and male violence

Research Impacts

Issues of male sexuality and male violence.

Qualifications

  • PhD, Queensland University of Technology
  • Master of Arts (Creative Writing), Queensland University of Technology
  • Diploma in Scriptwriting, Australian Film Television and Radio School
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Armanno, Venero Burning down. St Lucia, QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 2017.

  • Armanno, Venero (2016). Heat Treatment. In Jack Dann (Ed.), Dreaming in the Dark (pp. 215-231) Hornsea, United Kingdom: PS Publishing UK.

  • Armanno, Venero (2015). I asked the angels for inspiration. In Bareknuckle Poet Anthology 001 2015 (pp. x-x) Australia: Bareknuckle Books.

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Grants

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Supervision

  • (2017) Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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Publications

Featured Publications

  • Armanno, Venero (2015). I asked the angels for inspiration. In Bareknuckle Poet Anthology 001 2015 (pp. x-x) Australia: Bareknuckle Books.

Book

  • Armanno, Venero Burning down. St Lucia, QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 2017.

  • Armanno, Venero Travel Under Any Star: Collected Stories First Edition ed. Brisbane Queensland Australia: Bareknuckle Books, 2016.

  • Armanno, Venero Black Mountain. St Lucia, QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 2012.

  • Armanno, Venero The Dirty Beat. St Lucia, QLD, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 2007.

  • Armanno, Venero Candle life. Milsons Point, NSW, Australia: Random House Australia, 2006.

  • Armanno, Venero and Pignataro, Anna The very super adventures of Nic and Naomi. Melbourne: Lothian Press, 2002.

  • Armanno, Venero The Volcano 1 ed. Australia: Random House Australia, 2001.

  • Armanno, Venero and Pearson, David The Ghost of Love Street. New York : London: Franklin Watts, 2000.

  • Armanno, Venero Firehead. Milson's Point, NSW, Australia: Random House Australia, 1999.

  • Armanno, Venero The ghost of Deadman's Beach. Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Lothian Press, 1998.

  • Armanno, Venero Strange Rain. NSW: Vintage Australia, 1996.

  • Armanno, Venero My Beautiful Friend. NSW: Vintage Australia, 1995.

  • Armanno, Venero Romeo of the Underworld. Sydney: Picador, 1994.

  • Armanno, Venero The Lonely Hunter. Sydney: Picador, 1993.

  • Armanno, Venero Jumping at the moon. St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia: University of Queensland Press, 1992.

Book Chapter

  • Armanno, Venero (2016). Heat Treatment. In Jack Dann (Ed.), Dreaming in the Dark (pp. 215-231) Hornsea, United Kingdom: PS Publishing UK.

  • Armanno, Venero (2015). I asked the angels for inspiration. In Bareknuckle Poet Anthology 001 2015 (pp. x-x) Australia: Bareknuckle Books.

  • Armanno, Venero (2007). The Sleeping Stranger. In Brisbane City Council (Ed.), One book many Brisbanes : second anthology of Brisbane stories 2 ed. (pp. 1-9) Brisbane City Council: Brisbane.

  • Armanno, Venero (2006). I Feel So Strong. In Drewe, Robert (Ed.), Best Australian Stories 2006 1 ed. (pp. 9-17) Melbourne, Australia: Black Inc..

  • Armanno, Venero (2003). The Boys' Hut. In Adelaide, Debra (Ed.), Acts of Dog 1 ed. (pp. 165-190) Milsons Point, New South Wales, Australia: Vintage Australia.

Journal Article

  • Armanno, Venero (2014) The currents. Review of Australian Fiction, 9 4: .

Other Outputs

  • Armanno, Venero (2012) Moon: libretto. Brisbane, QLD, Australia, The Australian Voices.

  • Armanno, Venero (2009) Presidentsland [libretto]. Brisbane, Australia, Queensland Music Festival.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed Supervision