Heike Mlakar

Heike Mlakar teaches English at the University of Education Salzburg, Austria. Beside teaching and writing English text books for Austrian ESL students (Prime Time, English Unlimited), she works part-time as a researcher at the Institute for Education Research. In 2008, she publishedMerely Being There Is Not Enough—Women’s Roles in Autobiographical Texts by Female Beat Writers, a book theorizing the memoirs of Diane di Prima, Joyce Johnson, Hettie Jones and Brenda Frazer, and their contributions to the Beat movement.