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University of Sussex

Current Fellow(s)

Richard Madden
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Richard Madden

Richard Madden is an award-winning travel writer and author who has written, co-written or ghost-written eight books. These include two…

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Alison MacLeod
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Alison MacLeod

Alison MacLeod is a leading novelist and short story writer, with a particular interest in the porous boundaries between realist…

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Nikki Sheehan
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Nikki Sheehan

Nikki Sheehan is an award-winning YA author, journalist, mentor and creative writing teacher. She has published six books, both fiction…

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Former Fellow(s)

Tessa Boase|Tessa Boase
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Tessa Boase

Tessa Boase is an editor, journalist and author, specialising in popular history books for adults. After a career in national…

Tom Connolly|Tom Connolly
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Tom Connolly

Tom Connolly is the author of two critically acclaimed novels, The Spider Truces and Men Like Air. His work is…

Ros Barber
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Ros Barber

Ros Barber is a novelist interested in history/biography and science/technology. Her critically acclaimed verse novel The Marlowe Papers (2012) was…

Sue Roe
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Sue Roe

Sue Roe is an acclaimed biographer and poet with a strong interest in the visual arts. Her first biography, Gwen…

Hannah Vincent|Hannah Vincent
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Hannah Vincent

Hannah Vincent is an award-winning playwright. She has also written two novels, Alarm Girl (2014) and The Weaning (2018) and…

Bethan Roberts
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Bethan Roberts

Bethan Roberts has published four novels and also writes drama for BBC Radio 4. Her novels The Good Plain Cook…

Kevin-Clarke
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Kevin Clarke

Kevin Clarke wrote and directed his first play The Jackpot at the Finborough; as a result of its success he…

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Mick Jackson

Mick Jackson writes fiction and screenplays. His first novel The Underground Man (Faber, 1997) was shortlisted for the Booker prize…

Jen-Green
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Jen Green

Jen Green is a writer of non-fiction for children and adults, specialising in history, nature/environment, geography, science and social issues.…

Sian Rees
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Siân Rees

Siân Rees is a writer of historical non-fiction. Her first book The Floating Brothel, about a shipful of female convicts…

Jackie-Wills
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Jackie Wills

Jackie Wills is a poet. Her work has been described as darkly British, surreal and elegant. While many of her…

Sue-Teddern
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Sue Teddern

Sue Teddern’s many radio dramas include Cooking in a Bedsitter, five series of soloparentpals.com, In Mates, Sad Girl and The…

Cath Senker
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Cath Senker

An award-winning non-fiction writer and editor, Cath is also a university and ESOL teacher. Originally a project manager and editor…

Stephen-Wyatt
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Stephen Wyatt

Stephen Wyatt is the only writer to have won the Tinniswood award for best original radio script twice – for…

JosephineBalmer
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Josephine Balmer

Josephine Balmer is a poet and translator. Her works include the Bloodaxe publications – Sappho: Poems and Fragments, short-listed for…

Monique Roffey
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Monique Roffey

Monique Roffey is an award-winning writer. Born in Trinidad, she has written a trilogy of novels, which engage with the…

Judith Kazantzis
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Judith Kazantzis

Judith Kazantzis is a British poet who is also a fiction-writer and printmaker. She lives in East Sussex. Her first…

Tobias Hill
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Tobias Hill

Tobias Hill was born in London. His first collection of poetry, Year of the Dog, won an Eric Gregory award.…

Todd Kingsley-Jones
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Todd Kingsley-Jones

Todd Kingsley-Jones was born and grew up in South Africa. He always wanted to be a writer, in between wanting…

Robin Waterfield
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Robin Waterfield

Robin Waterfield is a non-fiction and academic writer, whose numerous titles include; Hidden Depths: The Story of Hypnosis, Macmillan, 2002 (Spanish…

Hugh-Stoddart
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Hugh Stoddart

Hugh Stoddart has had a long career as a screenwriter. His first feature-length original screenplay Remembrance was shortlisted for an Evening…

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Jonathan Buckley

Jonathan Buckley is a novelist and guidebook writer. He was born in Birmingham, grew up in Dudley, and studied English…

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