Centre Directors

  • Dr Helen Lynch is Senior Lecturer in Early Modern Literature and Creative Writing. Her publications include The Elephant and the Polish Question (Bluechrome, 2009) and Milton and the Politics of Public Speech, (Ashgate, 2015). Her second collection of stories, Tea for the Rent Boy, completed with the help of a Writers’ Bursary from Creative Scotland, was published in 2018.  
  • Dr David Wheatley is Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing. His poetry publications include: Thirst, Misery Hill, Mocker and A Nest on the Waves (all from Gallery Press), and Dark and True and Tender (CB Editions), Flowering Skullcap (Wurm Press) and The Reed Bunting Unseen: A Camouflage Garden for Ian Hamilton Finlay (Wild Honey Press). He also reviews regularly for The Guardian. His latest collection The President of Planet Earth (Carcanet, 2018) launched at WORD 2018.  
  • Dr Wayne Price  is Senior Lecturer in English Literature and Creative Writing. His publications include short stories, Furnace (Freight Books, 2012), poetry, Fossil Record (Smith/Doorstop, 2015), and a novel, Mercy Seat (Freight Books, 2015), long-listed for the Guardian’s ‘Not the Booker Prize’.  

Affiliated Staff

Honorary and Associate Fellows