School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Research Supervision

Postgraduate Creative Writing Research Supervision

Staff working in Creative Writing in the School are interested in supervising research projects in the following areas of expertise.

Contact the relevant staff member for further information.

Professor Linda Anderson (Professor of Modern English and American Literature and Director of the NCLA) - Autobiography and memoir; trauma; creative use of archives.

Dr Tina Gharavi (Lecturer in Digital Media) - Experimental documentary practice; screenwriting; community.

Professor Bill Herbert (Professor of Creative Writing) - Creative Writing theory and practice; poetry, poetics and criticism; Scottish poetry; poetry translation; libretto.

Professor Jackie Kay (Professor of Creative Writing - part-time) - Fiction; writing for children; poetry; memoir.

Professor Sean O'Brien (Professor of Creative Writing - part-time) - Poetry, poetics and criticism; poetry translation; verse drama and translation; fiction; creative writing theory and practice.

Margaret Wilkinson (Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing - part-time) - Creative writing theory and practice; drama for stage and radio; dramatic structure; fiction.