Dr Julia Lajta-Novak
Julia Lajta-Novak is a Hertha Firnberg Research
Fellow (FWF) at the Department of English and American Studies,
University of Salzburg. She studied English and Music in Vienna and
Edinburgh, and Arts Management in London. She
is founder and artistic director of Vienna Lit, a
literary society dedicated to the promotion of literature/s in English.
She has written a book on reading groups, Gemeinsam Lesen:
Die Buchgruppe als soziales Phänomen und ökonomische Triebkraft
(Lit, 2007), and a book entitled Live Poetry: An
Integrated Approach to Poetry in Performance (Rodopi, 2011).
She is a published poet, editor of a collection of stories about
(Luftschacht, 2006), and co-editor of Staging Interculturality
(WVT, 2010), Ireland in/and Europe (WVT, 2012), and
Ireland in Drama, Film, and Popular Culture
CV & list of publications >>