Cassandra Atherton is an award-winning writer and one of Australia’s leading critics on American public intellectuals.
She has a Harvard visiting scholar's position in 2015–2016 to work on a project concerning public intellectuals in academe. A visiting fellow at Sophia University, Tokyo, in 2014 and an affiliate of the Monash Japanese Studies Centre in 2015, Cassandra is currently working on a book analysing Miyazaki Hayao's anime.
She has published six books, including a novel and a book of poetry.
Pieces by Cassandra Atherton