Dr Jack Underwood

Staff details

Position Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing
Email j.underwood (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone +44 (0)20 7919 7443
Dr Jack Underwood

Jack is a poet, writer and critic and is senior lecturer in creative writing. He is programme coordinator and admissions tutor for the BA Hons English with Creative Writing degree, and also tutors on the MA in Creative and Life Writing and supervises MPhil/PhD research projects.

Jack is also founder and editor of the Goldsmiths Shorts pamphlet series

Academic qualifications

  • PhD, 'Sense and Inaudibility/ Wakefield and Other Poems', Goldsmiths College, University of London, 2011 2011
  • MA in Creative and Life Writing, Goldsmiths College, University of London 2006
  • BA (Hons) in Creative and Cultural Studies, Norwich University of the Arts 2005

Research interests

Jack is primarily a poet, but has also published works of short fiction, flash fiction, essays and non-fiction, as well as literary criticism.

He is interested in poetics, and the development of new terminologies for writing practices, and his non-fiction work often explores analogies between poetry and other fields, such as physics, neuroscience and philosophy.

Publications

Book

Underwood, J W . 2018. Solo for Mascha Voice/Tenuous Rooms. London: Test Centre. ISBN 9780993569371

Underwood, Jack . 2015. Happiness. London: Faber & Faber. ISBN 9780571313617

Underwood, Jack . 2009. Faber New Poets 4. London: Faber. ISBN 9780571249985

Book Section

Underwood, Jack . 2009. One of the poets in - Voice Recognition: 21 Poets for the 21st Century. In: James Byrne and Clare Pollard, eds. Voice Recognition: 21 Poets for the 21st Century. Bloodaxe Books Ltd. ISBN 978-1852248383

Article

Underwood, J W . 2017. On Poetry and uncertain Subjects. The Poetry Review(107:4), ISSN 2514-4456

Underwood, Jack . 2015. 'Toast to My Friend or Why Friendship Is the Best Kind of Love'. Prac Crit(5),

Underwood, Jack . 2015. I Guess You Had To Be There. Five Dials, 37,

Underwood, Jack . 2015. Mirror-Witihin-Mirror. The Poetry Review, 105(1),

Underwood, J W . 2015. Poets Reading: Jack Underwood on Jennifer L Knox. The Poetry Review, 105(2), ISSN 0032-2156

Other

Underwood, J W . 2020. I am become a man [Poem]. 'The Believer', Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Underwood, Jack . 2020. Poem Beginning with Lines by Elizabeth Barret Browning [Poem]. 'Poetry', The Poetry Foundation, Chicago, USA.

Underwood, Jack . 2020. Alpha Step. 'Poetry', The Poetry Foundation, Chicago, USA.

Underwood, Jack . 2020. The Situation. 'Poetry', The Poetry Foundation, Chicago, USA.

Underwood, Jack . 2019. Breckland. Poetry London, London.

Underwood, Jack . 2019. Lambs. Poetry London, London.

Underwood, Jack . 2019. This has no sound. Poetry London, London.

Underwood, Jack . 2019. Whatever I have done that was good, I have done at the bidding of my voices.. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.

Underwood, Jack . 2018. Prolactin. The Rialto, Aylsham, Norfolk.

Underwood, Jack . 2018. Fifteen Babies In My Garden. The Rialto, Aylsham, Norfolk.

Underwood, J W . 2018. War the War. Poetry Foundation, Chicago.

Underwood, J W . 2018. A Year in the New Life. Poetry Foundation, Chicago.

Underwood, J W . 2018. Pastoral [Poem]. RA Magazine, London.

Underwood, J W . 2017. Sorry to Disturb You. GRANTA.

Underwood, J W . 2017. The Island. GRANTA.

Underwood, J W . 2016. Instead of Bad News about a Person I Love. POETRY FOUNDATION, Chicago.

Underwood, J W . 2016. I’m on the boating lake with Sean. POETRY FOUNDATION, Chicago.

Underwood, J W . 2016. The Man with the Blue Guitar. POETRY FOUNDATION, Chicago.

Thesis

Underwood, Jack . 2010. Wakefield and Other Poems / Sense and Inaudibility. Doctoral thesis, Goldsmiths, University of London

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