English and Creative Writing Alumni
... doing my PhD in the English Department has been a fantastic experience...
Eliza Granville’s internationally-acclaimed novel Gretel and the Dark, published in February 2014, emerges from her PhD research at Aberystwyth University.
Claudine is convinced that her English Degree has helped her to find a job which encourages critical thinking and offers a degree of self-determination.
Since his graduation in 2014, David has published 'The Walkin' Trilogy' which connects a number of genres and twists classic genres thus making for a fascinating read.
The transferrable skills learned during her PhD at Aberystwyth, have helped Mary to secure a position as Postdoctoral Research Assistant on The Anne Clifford Project.
Tyler is an award winning novelist. He is also involved with screenwriting and filmmaking; and among others he organises and leads writing workshops or one-to-one mentoring schemes.
Ian coordinates Victorian Literature at Bangor University. He organises postgraduate seminars, lectures on the Romantic period in Britain and supervises dissertations in the area of his research interests.
Kate has been called 'a distinctive new voice in British fiction' after publishing her debut novel The Girl in the Red Coat with Faber.
Andrew started publishing articles while still studying his PhD at Aberystwyth which lead to a solid grounding in his postmodern, psychoanalytical and multimodal approach to literature and visual art. He now teaches at Chiba University in Japan.
Katherine is a published poet and fiction writer. Studying at Aberystyth gave her the skills she needed to explore and experiment.
Chris is the Vice Principal for Academics in a College in Annapolis, USA. He feels that studying at Aberystwyth has not only contributed to his successful career path but also enormously enriched his life.