Giuliana Fenech (PhD) is an academic researcher and practitioner in literature and technology, multimedia literature, Digital Humanities and storytelling, with a special interest in children and young adult literature.
She is interested in exploring matters and sites of human connection, the impact of technology on storytelling as well as notions of risk, play, and make-believe. Throughout her career, she has been involved in the set up and curation of numerous projects involving stories and multimedia, stories and cultural heritage, stories and children, as well as dramaturgy.
She lectures in the Department of English, at the University of Malta, and runs a storytelling organisation, Lignin Stories.
She has been the recipient of numerous grants, including the Malta Arts Fund multiple times, the Federation of European Storytellers grant, and an Erasmus+ fund to research the representation of STEM and girls in stories for children.
Her work has been published in prestigious journals and her stories performed on stage and in schools.