English and Creative Writing Alumni



Nicky Cashman

... doing my PhD in the English Department has been a fantastic experience...

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Eliza Granville

Eliza Granville’s internationally-acclaimed novel Gretel and the Dark, published in February 2014, emerges from her PhD research at Aberystwyth University.

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Claudine Conway

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.

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David Towsey

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.

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Mary Chadwick

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.

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Tyler Keevil

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.

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Ian Middlebrook

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.

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Kate Hamer

Kate has been called 'a distinctive new voice in British fiction' after publishing her debut novel The Girl in the Red Coat with Faber.

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Andrew Rayment

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.

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Katherine Stansfield

Katherine is a published poet and fiction writer. Studying at Aberystyth gave her the skills she needed to explore and experiment.

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Chris Morgan

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.

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Seth Clabough

Seth Clabough is a published poet, scholar, and fiction writer.  He completed a PhD in English at Aberystwyth University in 2011.

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