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Dr Holly Howitt-Dring

Dr Holly Howitt-Dring

Telephone: 0151 231 4896



Cardiff University, Wales, PhD
Cardiff University, Wales, MA in Teaching and Practice of Creative Writing

Academic appointments

Course Leader, MA Creative Writing, University of Portsmouth, 2009 - 2017



Howitt H. 2019. The Hall The London Magazine (editions). London

Howitt H. 2009. The Schoolboy 9781905614882

Howitt H. 2008. Dinner Time


Howitt-Dring LH. 2015. Housewives and Half-Stories: A Question of Genre and Gender in Microfiction British Women Short Story Writers :179-192 Edinburgh University Press 9781474401395

Norminton G. 2013. Beacons Stories for Our Not So Distant Future Oneworld Publications 9781851689699

Journal article

Howitt-Dring H. 2011. Making micro meanings: reading and writing microfiction Short Fiction in Theory and Practice, 1 :47-58 >DOI


Howitt-Dring LH. Howitt-Dring, H. (2017). Inverted Commas. In P. Blair, & A. Chantler (Eds.), Funny Bone: Flashing for Comic Relief Chester: University of Chester.

Howitt-Dring L. Howitt, H. (Author). (2016). Auspices. Artefact, Myriad/University of Sussex.


Howitt-Dring LH. Meaning and Incompleteness Gwyn R.

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Conversations through Poetry, National Association of Writing in Education - annual conference, York, UK, Oral presentation 11/11/2018

Beyond the Moon: Science Fact and Science Fiction, Annual Creative Writing Conference, Crete, Greece, Oral presentation 09/10/2015

Editorial boards:

The London Magazine, Editorial Advisor,

Writing In Practice, Editor Editorial Board Member,

External committees:

Peer Review College, Arts and Humanities Research Council, Peer review college member

Higher Education Committee, National Association of Writing in Education, Elected committee member,

Membership of professional bodies:

The Critics' Circle Books Section - committee member, The Critics' Circle,

Research Grants Awarded:

Arts and Humanities Research Council, Translating Tales of the Trickster, Grant value (£): 4000, Duration of research project: 4 months

Teaching qualification:

Fellow of Higher Education Academy