English and Creative Writing research

English and Creative Writing at the University of Chichester is part of a thriving research culture.

We are a department of active and published creative writers and researchers, engaged with the current debates in literary history, theory, and linguistics and who run the South Coast Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Research Group, the Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy, and a regular programme of conferences and, forums, as well as creative writing events and book launches. We also run Thresholds, the international postgraduate short story forum.

Particular areas of interest are:

  • Creative writing (contemporary fiction, poetry and drama)
  • Shakespeare and Early modern drama
  • Romantic and eighteenth-Century women’s writing
  • Eighteenth- and early Nineteenth-Century Novel
  • Children’s literature
  • Fantasy literature
  • 20th Century literatures
  • Contemporary literature
  • Post-colonialism
  • Critical theory
  • Ecocriticism

To find out more about our PhD supervision, please visit our Postgraduate pages.

To learn more about the research interests of our staff read their staff profiles.

For further information, please contact Professor Fiona Price (F.Price@chi.ac.uk)

Research Highlights

Research Supervisors

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Research Centres