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Ph.D. Lucy ENGLISH Reader in Creative Writing, Bath Spa University, Bath


 Lucy English is a Reader in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University where she is Head of the Creative Writing Research Centre. She is a spoken word poet and novelist. She is a Co-director, with Sarah Tremlett, of Liberated Words, a CIC company, which creates, curates and screens poetry films. Lucy is currently creating a digital project, The Book of Hours, a reimagining of a medieval book of hours in poetry film format. Films from this project have been screened at many international poetry film festivals including Visible Verse, Canada; Weimar, Germany; Lisbon, Portugal; Poole Lighthouse and Newlyn in the UK.She is researching the placement of spoken word in poetry films. Her second collection of poetry will be published by Burning Eye Press in Oct 2018.


English, L Prayer to Imperfection, Burning Eye, Bristol, 2014
English, L, Using students in 'Real Time' projects.' Writing in Education, 65. pp. 36-38, ISSN 1361-8539, 2015


Launch of the Spoken Word strand on the MRes in Transnational Writing, 2017
Judge of the poetry film selection for the Newlyn Short Film Festival, 2018