Our publications reflect our interdisciplinary approaches to researching modern and contemporary writing: its practice, history, performance, reception and theorisation.

Some very recent publications from writers involved in the Centre include Kevin Brazil’s Art, History, and Postwar Fiction, Sarah Hayden’s Curious Disciplines: Mina Loy and Avant-Garde ArtisthoodDevorah Baum’s Feeling Jewish (A Book for Just about Anyone) (2017), Peter Middleton’s Physics Envy: American Poetry and Science in the Cold War (2015), William May’s Collected Poems and Drawings of Stevie Smith (2015) and Stephen Morton’s States of Emergency: Colonialism, Literature and the Law (2013).

Our academics work closely with our creative writers, whose recent works for stage, screen and page include Philip Hoare’s RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR (2017), Devorah Baum’s The New Man (with Josh Appiganesi), Rebecca Smith’s The Jane Austen Writer’s Club (2016), Evan Placey’s plays, Keepy Uppy (2018) Consensual (2015), and Orange Polar Bear (2018), Carole Burns’, The Missing Woman & Other Stories (2015).

Many staff members also maintain creative practices or work in collaboration with visual artists, musicians and other creative practitioners. We co-curate festivals and live performances, contribute to art exhibitions and perform our writing live.

All of our individual publications are listed under CMCW staff pages.


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