Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing
+44 (0)20 7717 2954
London SE14 6NW
BA in English Literature, University of Cambridge, 1985; chief publisher’s reader, Chatto & Windus Ltd, 1987-90; full-time writer, 1990-2004; writer in residence, University College London, 2004-5; Royal Literary Fund Fellow, Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge) 2005-07; at Goldsmiths since 2007.
I lead one of the general workshops on the Creative Writing MA course, and also supervise for the Creative Writing PhD.
Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature; Trustee of the Science Fiction Foundation; Judge, 2007 and 2009 Arthur C Clarke Awards; Chair of Judges, Goldsmiths Prize 2014.
Children's literature; science fiction and fantasy; economics as a form of storytelling; Russian literature; theology and literature; boundaries between fiction and non-fiction.
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