Sam Thompson

Sam Thompson


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


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

I am the author of the novels Wolfstongue, Jott and Communion Town, and the story collection Whirlwind Romance. Another novel, The Fox's Tower, is forthcoming in autumn of 2022. My work has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the Encore Prize. My short fiction has appeared in publications from Salt Publishing, No Alibis Press, Unsung Stories and Blackstaff Press, and on BBC Radio 4.