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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


Internet publication

Howitt H. 2020. 'The Bike' - a creative non-fiction piece in the online literary journal Plague20 Author Url Publisher Url Public Url


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.


Howitt-Dring L. 'The Sandman' - poem The London Magazine, Publisher Url Public Url

Howitt-Dring L. 'Trace' - poem The London Magazine, Publisher Url Public Url

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Conversation and Collaboration in Poetry: Opening Secret Doors, National Association of Writing in Education Annual Conference, York, UK, Oral presentation. 2019

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

External PGR examinations performed:

Liverpool John Moores, PhD, Creative and Media Writing. 2019

Winchester Unversity, PhD, Creative Writing. 2018

Portsmouth University, MPhil, Creative Technologies. 2016

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

Other Professional Activity:

Editor of Writing in Practice, issue 2 Editor of Writing in Practice, issue 4