Estelle Hoy is a writer and academic based across Berlin and Bruxelles. She completed her Phd in Contemporary Feminist Experimental Literature (New Narrative). She has lectured at The Victorian College of the Arts, The University of Melbourne, Freie Universität Berlin, Goldsmiths, Bard College, Parsons Paris, The New School, Université Paris-Sorbonne and Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) Paris. Estelle has published in literary journals and has been the recipient of numerous awards, artist residencies and fellowships internationally. Estelle's first experimental novel was granted a private award through the Dia Arts Foundation, New York. Her upcoming book 'Pisti' will be released in the fall with an introduction by Chris Kraus, author of I love Dick, Torpor, Video Green, Summer of Hate, Aliens and Anorexia, After Kathy Acker. (After 8 Books, Paris, After 8 Books continues the work of Section 7 Books, an extension of castillo/corrales (2007-2015).)
Pisti documents the journey of an Hungarian left activist and her anarchist collective, based in Belleville, Paris. Over one night, the collective address issues of contemporary politics, activism + art, violence, as well as sexual/queer politics.
(Freie University- Peter Szondi-Institut für Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft/ The New School for Liberal Arts New York)
Estelle is available for supervision to students (MFA, PhD), particularly to writers, artists and researchers with interests in New Narrative Writing, Creative Non-Fiction, Socially Engaged Art and Critical Theory.
Estelle has a strong interest in new narrative writing, feminist writing and socially engaged art involving marginalised and vulnerable communities (refugee, asylum seeker, new prison release, homeless, mental illness).