Her research and teaching interests are in contemporary Anglophone literature, critical theory, aesthetics, poetry, and visual art.
She has a particular interest in emergent literature and street narratives in photography and literature.
He is the author of eight novels, including , and numerous other publications.
In addition, he has been a tutor for the Arvon Foundation and was the RLF Fellow at Leeds University for two years, specialising in human geography and environmental studies.
From 2013-16 he was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of English at UCL.
He has an MA in English from UCL and an Ed M in English and Education from Harvard.She is a passionate linguist with knowledge of seven languages.In September 2016, she was a guest lecturer on Modernism at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic.For the past 35 years her teaching has been mainly about creative writing and she has worked in a wide variety of contexts, including many schools and several universities across North-east England where she lives.In 2001/2 she held a Royal Literary Fund Fellowship at Newcastle University and in 2013/14 she taught on a Poetry & Poetics course at Durham University. In 2004 she worked with women from the Orthodox Jewish community in Gateshead and in 2009/10 in a residency with Freedom From Torture, with asylum seekers in Newcastle and Stockton. Eliot Prize and she received The Northern Rock Foundation Writer’s Award in 2005 and The Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry in 2016.Professional writers themselves, they are here to provide a free and confidential consultation service to help develop your writing.If you would like detailed practical advice about how to write more successfully, whether an undergraduate essay, postgraduate dissertation or Ph D thesis, please do get in touch with them.She completed her Ph D in English Literature also at Durham University in 2015 with a thesis on T. Eliot’s use of light and dark imagery in his poetry and drama.In the summer of 2014, she was a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University.She is currently involved with Hearing the Voice, an interdisciplinary project at Durham University, contributing poems on the subject of literary voice-hearing. Gillian Allnutt is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during term.To contact her, email [email protected] Paul Sayer has been a writer for 30 years.