Dr Liam Harrison

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  • Qualifications:Ph.D., M.Phil., B.A.
  • Position:Lecturer in Creative and Professional Writing
  • Department:ACE - Creative and Cultural Industries
  • Telephone:+4411732 82667
  • Email:Liam.Harrison@uwe.ac.uk
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About me

Liam Harrison is a Lecturer in Creative and Professional Writing at UWE, Bristol. He recently completed a PhD researching modernist legacies in twenty-first century British and Irish fiction at the University of Birmingham. His PhD explored modernist legacies and late styles in the work of Eimear McBride, Mike McCormack, Zadie Smith, Rachel Cusk and Claire-Louise Bennett.

Liam is a founding editor of the non-fiction literary journal Tolka, a Dublin-based journal of 'formally promiscuous' non-fiction. He is also a founding member of the Contemporary Irish Literature Research Network. Liam sits on the executive board of the British Association for Contemporary Literary Studies (BACLS) as an ordinary member.

Area of expertise

Liam's areas of research include contemporary Irish literature, modernist legacies, publishing culture, twenty-first century fiction, contemporary women's writing, narrative non-fiction, and life writing.


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