Dr Adam James Smith
Adam is a Senior lecturer in Eighteenth-Century Literature.
Dr Saffron Vickers Walkling
Saffron is a senior lecturer in English Literature.
Rebecca is a lecturer in Creative Writing an oversees our sister-blog, Where Ideas Grow.
POST-GRADUATE ASSISTANT EDITORS
Silje Tunes Huse
Silje is a coffee loving bookaholic, who spend far too much time obsessing over fictional characters. (Without regrets.)
Darcey is a Masters student studying Contemporary Literature. After completing her Undergraduate degree in Public Relations, in Leeds, she wanted explore her love for writing at York St, Johns University. Darcey enjoys running, cricket, zombies and apocalyptic fiction.
Postgraduate student in Creative Writing with interests in fiction and short stories. I have been published in the Beyond the Walls Anthology and Aesthetica magazine. Currently in the process of writing a YA fantasy fiction novel which I hope to see published in the future.
Jack-of-all-trades, a future MA of one. Writer of fiction and of chocolate cocktail recipes. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome boss. Literature graduate of the University of York (2016). Mother to a cat called Crumpet – she’s most delicious toasted and covered in butter.
Adam is a second year English Literature student. His main interests are in twentieth century theatre, and the representation of sexuality and desire in literature. When he isn’t criticizing Matt Haig, he spends most of his time binging crime dramas on Netflix.
Lucy is a third year English Literature student at York St. John University. She has a major interest in both spoken word and written poetry and is about to publish her own short collection of pieces she has written. She loves writing so thought the blog would be the perfect way to project her writing to a bigger audience.
Erin is currently studying English Literature at York St John, mainly because of a childhood spent buried in books. She in interested in representations of youth and the punk movement in media. Her goals include being a full time writer of amusing things and eventual world domination.
Freya is a third year Creative Writing student at York St John. She’s partial to both fiction and non-fiction but especially where the two meet and lines are blurred. Most days you can find her desperately trying to remember the perfect line she thought of the night before.