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.
- BA in English Literature, University of Cambridge, 1985
Francis Spufford leads one of the general workshops on the Creative Writing MA course, and also supervises for the Creative Writing PhD.
Children's literature; science fiction and fantasy; economics as a form of storytelling; Russian literature; theology and literature; boundaries between fiction and non-fiction.
Spufford, Francis. 2013. Unapologetic: Why, despite everything, Christianity can still make surprising emotional sense. London, UK: Faber and Faber. ISBN 9780571225224
Spufford, Francis. 2003. The Backroom Boys: The Secret Return of the British Boffin. Faber. ISBN 9780571214969
Spufford, Francis. 1996. I May Be Some Time: Ice and the English Imagination. Faber & Faber. ISBN 978-0571144877
Spufford, Francis. 1989. The Chatto Book of Cabbages and Kings: Lists in Literature. Chatto & Windus. ISBN 978-0701134877
Spufford, Francis and Kolbert, Elizabeth, eds. 2007. The Ends of the Earth: An Anthology of the Finest Writing on the Arctic and the Antarctic. Granta Books. ISBN 978-1862079779