A PhD in Regency protocol, petticoats and plot twists

15 December 2022
Alison Goodman
Alison Goodman.

A University of Queensland graduate who wrote two Regency-era novellas as part of her PhD has signed a major international publishing deal.

Author Alison Goodman graduated this week from UQ with a PhD in Creative Writing, after tapping into the popularity of the TV series Bridgerton.

“I’ve very much enjoyed Bridgerton and its take on the Regency period,” the newly conferred Dr Goodman said.

“My novellas are set at the same time in UK history, but with two middle-aged crime-fighting twin sisters as the protagonists.”

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