Philip Palmer

Staff details

Position Senior Lecturer, Creative Writing and Screenwriting
Email p.palmer (
Philip Palmer

Philip is convenor and tutor on the BA Creative Writing modules for BA Media and Communications and BA Media and English. He also teaches on the MA Script Writing and is co-founder (with Richard Shannon) of the Goldsmiths Audio Drama Festival and co-coordinator of the creative writing portal GoldDust.

He is active as a creative practitioner across a broad range of media. He has had eight SF/fantasy novels published and his SF/horror novella MORPHO was published in early 2019. He is a prolific radio dramatist and the third series of his Radio 4 Cold War thriller KEEPING THE WOLF OUT was broadcast in 2019 and he is currently working on a fourth series. He has an executive producer credit on the feature film SIDESHOW starring Les Dennis, currently in post production. And he is writer and co-producer of the Welsh film noir INTO THE VALLEY, directed by Chris Crow, also currently in post production.