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Sam Thompson

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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: Fiction, Literary Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Children's Fiction

20122021

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Particulars

I teach Creative Writing at undergraduate and postgraduate level, with a focus on prose.

I am the author of two novels, Communion Town (longlisted for 2012 Man Booker Prize) and Jott (shortlisted for 2019 Encore Prize). A novel for children, Wolfstongue, will be published by Little Island in 2021, and a story collection, Whirlwind Romance, will be published by Unsung Stories in 2022. My short fiction has appeared in publications including Best British Short Stories 2019 (Salt Publishing) and Still Worlds Turning (No Alibis), and on BBC Radio 4.

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