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Creative Writing Postgraduate Research Students

Creative Writing Postgraduate Research Students

View profiles of our current Creative Writing postgraduate researchers.

Current students

Alison Reid

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Alison’s thesis is based on ‘Ocean and Imagination: seven creative essays about the Atlantic Ocean and the Law of the Sea’; and a critical consideration of form in place and maritime writing since 1982.

Amelia Loulli

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Amelia’s thesis is entitled ‘The Breath Score: On Poetry and the Performance of Form’.

Ben Page

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Ben’s thesis comprises of a novel entitled ‘Wolf Eats Wolf’ and a critical essay ‘Temporarily Dissolved’.

Daniel James

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Dan’s thesis is entitled ‘The Literature of Psychosis: Contemporary Fiction in the Age of Uncertainty'.

Emily Chapman

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Emily’s thesis is entitled ‘Haunted Landscapes & Female Identity’.

Gary Evans

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Gary is working on a six-part television drama entitled ‘Sunder:land’.

Hannah Wilkin

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Hannah’s thesis is entitled ‘Seeking Permission to Trespass: New Naturalistic Plays’.

Jasmine Jade Plumpton

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Jasmine’s thesis is entitled ‘Words Between Worlds: Ekphrastic Poetry and 'Habitus Dislocation'’.

Jason Lytollis

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Jason’s thesis is entitled ‘'No-places': An Exploration of Abstract, Undifferentiated Voids as Settings in Contemporary Poetry’.

John Lish

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - John’s thesis is entitled ‘‘Upon this dreary coast’: Fiction, Romantic Biography, and Byron’s Residence at Seaham Hall’.

Kalle Ylitalo-James

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Kalle’s thesis is entitled ‘Moustache Men: Role Models and Male Image in Finnish Recession Era Criminals’.

Malika Booker

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Malika’s thesis is entitled ‘Talawa Women: New Caribbean Versioning(s) of Female Biblical Narratives’

Martin Heslop

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Martin’s thesis is entitled ‘Transcribing Environmental Sound: The Acoustics of Post-industrial Space’.

Mary-Jane Holmes

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Mary-Jane’s thesis is entitled ‘A Girdle Round the Earth: Strategies of Resistance in Translation and the Un-silencing of the Female Voice’.

Michael Brown

MPhil Student in Creative Writing - Michael’s thesis is entitled ‘The Provisional Lyric’.

Natalie Crick

MPhil Student in Creative Writing - Natalie’s thesis is entitled ‘A Pathway to Murder: Defining a Poetry of Violence in the Work of Pascale Petit and Simon Armitage’, and a portfolio of poetry ‘Lee’.

Olivia McCannon

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Olivia’s thesis is entitled ‘The Living Translations of Poetry: Ownership and the Co-operating Mind’.

Peter Hebden

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Pete’s thesis is entitled ‘Poetry in Digital Media: Investigating the Remediation of Poetry through Critical and Creative Practice’.

Stephanie Lyttle

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Stephanie’s thesis is entitled ‘‘Strange Magic’: A Critical and Creative Exploration of How Bisexuality is Constructed in Young Adult Fantasy Literature’.

Stephen Kendall

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Stephen’s thesis is based on ‘Digging in Gallowgate: A Critical Study’ and a collection of poems entitled ‘Seventeen Towers and Seven Gates’.

Tamsin Rees

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Tamsin’s thesis is entitled ‘The Possibilities of Silence and Negotiating Power in Contemporary Narratives’.

Toby Martinez de las Rivas

Doctoral Student in Creative Writing - Toby’s thesis is entitled ‘'This is my Body': Text, Surface and Time in the Lives of Poems’.