Teaching Fellows

Our Creative Writing Fellows lead on average a major workshop session every other week of each semester as well as other shorter sessions.

Philip Gwyn Jones

Philip Gwyn Jones – was the first UK publisher to have offered contracts to Naomi Klein, Patrick Ness, Arundhati Roy, Lionel Shriver, Zadie Smith and David Foster Wallace, among many others.

Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman – author of internationally best-selling trilogy His Dark Materials.

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Sarah Dunant

Sarah Dunant – bestselling author of Sacred Hearts.

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Kate Clanchy

Kate Clanchy – winner of BBC National Short Story 2009.

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Patience Agbabi

Patience Agbabi – star performance poet and author of Bloodshot Monochrome.

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Nick Cohen

Nick Cohen – star Observer journalist and bestselling author.

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John L. Williams

John L. Williams – responsible for commissioning three titles short-listed for the Orange Prize and one for the Booker Prize.

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Steven Hall

Steven Hall – was included as one of Granta Magazine’s ‘Best Young British Novelists’ in 2013.

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James Hawes

Dr James Hawes

Reader in Creative Writing

Dr James Hawes is the author of six novels with Jonathan Cape including a Sunday Times bestseller and two novels adapted to the screen starring Joseph Fiennes and Michael Sheen respectively. He is currently working closely with the king of UK adaptation, Andrew Davies, on a screen version of Speak for England.

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