Prof Matthew Francis

BA, MA (Cantab) PhD (Southampton)

Prof Matthew Francis


Department of English & Creative Writing

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Best-known as a poet, Matthew is also a novelist, short story writer and critic, with an interest in twentieth-century and contemporary poetry and fiction, and in particular the twentieth-century Scottish poet W.S. Graham.


Francis, M 2022, Depersonalization and Creative Writing: Unreal City. Taylor & Francis. 10.4324/9781003080336
Francis, M 2020, Wing. Faber and Faber, London.
Francis, M 2019, 'Hiawatha and the Earwig: Rediscovering a Metre', New Writing. 10.1080/14790726.2019.1601235
Francis, M & Graham, WS 2018, W.S. Graham: New Selected Poems. Faber and Faber, London.
Francis, M 2017, 'Rewriting the Mabinogi', New Writing, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 1-11. 10.1080/14790726.2017.1403457
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