The Discipline in 2020

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Professor Clare A. Lees, FEA, is the Director of the Institute of English Studies and Professor of Medieval Literature, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

Fiona Mason MA FRSA is Acting Director of NAWE. She’s a non-fiction writer and community creative writing facilitator with an MA in Creative and Life Writing from Goldsmiths and an MA in Continental Philosophy from Essex. Alongside her writing Fiona is a mentor, creative coach and arts consultant who has been working across the creative and cultural sector for nearly three decades.

Prof. Andrew Melrose  is Professor Emeritus of Writing at the University of Winchester, UK. He has written animation films, books, including fiction and academic works on creativity, most recently Writing Song Lyrics (2018) and Professional Writing (2020), and contributed poetry to a number of collections and anthologies. He has also co-edited the Axon, Writing in Practice and Meniscus journals. He is Chair of NAWE’s Higher Education sub-committee.

Professor Anshuman Mondal, FEA, is Professor of Modern Literature & Director of Research at the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing, University of East Anglia.

Dr Mathelinda Nabugodi is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, in the Faculty of English, Newnham College, University of Cambridge.

Dr Alex Thomson, FEA, is Chair of University English, and Senior Lecturer and Head of Department in the Department of English, University of Edinburgh.

Professor Jennifer Richards, FEA, is the Chair of the English Association Higher Education Committee, and Director of the Newcastle University Humanities Research Institute (NUHRI) and Joseph Cowen Chair of English Literature at Newcastle University.