Susan Hawthorne


The complete “India Sutra” appears in The Butterfly Effect by Susan Hawthorne (Spinifex Press, 2005).

Author Biography

Susan Hawthorne is a Research Associate at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. She has a Ph.D. in Political Science and Women’s Studies from the University of Melbourne. For the last four years, she has been researching the torture of lesbians and has presented her work to a wide range of fora. She has published in Signs, Journal of Hate Studies, Women’s Studies International Forum, Women’s Studies Quarterly, NWSA Journal, Canadian Women’s Studies and elsewhere. She is the author of five books and (co-) editor of ten anthologies. Among her books are The Butterfly Effect (poetry, 2005), Wild Politics: Feminism, Globalisation and Bio/diversity (2002), co-editor with Bronwyn Winter of September 11, 2001: Feminist Perspectives (2002), co-editor with Renate Klein of CyberFeminism: Connectivity, Critique and Creativity (1999). She is also a novelist, aerialist, and Publisher at Spinifex Press.