Staff Profiles: Creative and Critical Writing

Dr. Angela France

Dr. Angela France

Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

Literary and Critical Studies

Angela France teaches poetry and the teaching of creative writing, and has published four poetry books. She also has an interest in writing for well-being and often runs workshops for community groups

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Dr. Beatrice Hitchman

Lecturer in Creative Writing

Literary and Critical Studies

Beatrice is a novelist and Lecturer in Creative Writing. She teaches historical fiction, the short story, autobiography and on the critical side, my research encompasses queer fiction and the endings of novels.

Prof. John Hughes

Prof. John Hughes

Professor of nineteenth-century literature

Literary and Critical Studies

I am happy to supervise graduate work in any of my main research areas including the 'long' nineteenth century (particularly Wordsworth and Hardy); literary theory and the relations of literary and philosophical writing.

Dr. Paul Innes

Dr. Paul Innes

Academic Subject Leader in Literary and Critical Studies

Literary and Critical Studies

Paul Innes has published 4 books as well as numerous articles on his specialism of Shakespeare Studies, with particular emphasis on Critical Theory and Performance Theory. He has a background in Classical Studies and has published a book on the Epic.

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Dr. Mike D.D. Johnstone

Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

Literary and Critical Studies

D.D. Johnston is the author of three novels and he is now writing a non-fiction book about European history. He teaches prose fiction and critical writing at MA level and supervises prose PhDs on a range of topics.

Dr. Lania Knight

Dr. Lania Knight

Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

Literary and Critical Studies

At University of Gloucestershire, Lania Knight teaches creative writing. She writes fiction, nonfiction and, sometimes, poetry.

Prof. Nigel McLoughlin

Prof. Nigel McLoughlin

Professor of Creativity and Poetics

Literary and Critical Studies

Nigel teaches the craft of writing poetry, and modules related to his other areas of interest, including cognitive stylistic methods of analysing texts; the creative processes involved in writing; and how language is processed in the brain.

Dr. Rowan Middleton

Dr. Rowan Middleton

Lecturer in English Literature and Creative Writing

Literary and Critical Studies

Rowan Middleton's poetry has been published widely in literary journals such as 'Acumen', 'The London Magazine' and 'Modern Poetry in Translation'.

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Dr. Kayleigh Moore

Lecturer in Creative Writing

Literary and Critical Studies

Kayleigh is a Lecturer in Creative Writing and lectures in creative process. She has published two books with American press Blood Bound Books, and multiple short stories in various journals and anthologies.

Dr. Martin Randall

Dr. Martin Randall

Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

Literary and Critical Studies

Film and Television

Martin teaches prose on all three undergraduate levels and his specialisms include the American short story, experimental writing, theories of the novel, historical fiction and transgressive writing.

Miranda Walker

Miranda Walker

Lecturer in Creative Writing

Literary and Critical Studies

Miranda writes drama and comedy for stage, TV & radio. She is passionate about introducing students to the professional scriptwriting world, passing on tools for success alongside theoretical understanding. Miranda also writes children’s books.

Dr. Hilary Weeks

Dr. Hilary Weeks

Senior Lecturer in English Literature

Literary and Critical Studies

Dr Hilary Weeks has a particular interest in course development and university outreach, and is a University Teaching Fellow.