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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 Publisher Url

Howitt H. 2008. Dinner Time

Howitt H. The Schoolboy 9781905614882


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. Meaning and Incompleteness Gwyn R.


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

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.

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

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

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

Editorial boards:

The London Magazine, Editorial Advisor, 2015

Writing In Practice, Editor Editorial Board Member, 2015

Membership of professional bodies:

The Critics' Circle Books Section - committee member, The Critics' Circle, 2015

External committees:

Peer Review College, Arts and Humanities Research Council, Peer review college member. 2014

Higher Education Committee, National Association of Writing in Education, Elected committee member, 2012

Research Grants Awarded:

Arts and Humanities Research Council, Translating Tales of the Trickster, Grant value (£): 4000, Duration of research project: 4 months. 2012

Teaching qualification:

Fellow of Higher Education Academy. 2010