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I am a writer, seminar tutor and Fellow at Cardiff University. I am particularly interested in Ekphrastic writing of short stories and novels and specialise in YA Fiction.  

I hold a Master of Arts with Distinction in Creative Writing: the Novel from Brunel University, a BSc in Education from St. John’s University, New York and a BA in Professional Photography from The University of West London.  

My research on eighteenth-century children’s literature has been published with the Literary Encyclopedia.





My creative writing interests focus on YA Fiction, short story writing and novel writing. My research interests include eighteenth-century children’s literature, literacy, modern day and historic enslavement.


Who Holds the Book? The Rise of the Eighteenth-Century Child Reader


I have been a postgraduate tutor in English Literature and Creative Writing  at ENCAP for three years and teach the undergraduate modules: Critical Reading and Critical Writing, Creative Reading and Creative Writing