University of Edinburgh
The art of saving lives: how do contemporary poets articulate the experience of the failing human body?
2016 - present PhD student in Creative Writing (Poetry) University of Edinburgh
2010 - 2011 M.Litt with Distinction in Creative Writing (Poetry) University of St Andrews
1998 - 2002 MA Hons (First Class) in English Literature, University of Edinburgh
Dr Jane McKie
Dr Allan Gillis
- 20th century poetry
- Medical humanities
- The human heart
- Marianne Boruch
- Mark Doty
- Sharon Olds
- Jo Shapcott
Previous Research Projects:
My undergraduate dissertation focused on the novels of Edith Wharton & the role of the ‘other’, particularly in relation to class and race.
AHRC PhD scholarship
As a poet, my work has appeared in Anon, Mslexia, New Writing Dundee, The Pickled Body, The Scotsman, & in the anthologies Best Scottish Poems 2014 & Be The First To Like This: New Scottish Poetry.
As a children’s author, I’m published by Stripes: Elspeth Hart & the School for Show-offs, Elspeth Hart & the Perilous Journey & Elspeth Hart & the Magnificent Rescue.
Address: University of Edinburgh, LLC PhD office, 50 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9LH
Work Tel No: 07973 386631
First published: 14 November 2016