Dr Caitlin Stobie

Dr Caitlin Stobie


I am a writer, researcher, editor, and curator. My poems and short stories have appeared in Stand, Poetry & Audience, Berfrois, Flash, The Stockholm Review of Literature, Zoomorphic, and many others. I have worked as a research intern on the AHRC-funded network The Risks of Childbirth in Historical Perspective, as co-curator of an exhibition titled Bearing Different Risks at the Thackray Medical Museum, and as founder of the Leeds Animal Studies Network.


I am Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing at Leeds Arts University. At the University of Leeds I have taught on core and discovery modules: Contemporary Literature (level 3) and Environment, Crisis and Creativity: Contemporary Nature Writing (level 1). 

Research interests

Literature and biology; medical humanities; critical animal studies; posthumanism; new materialism; contemporary literature; Modernist literature.

I am a member of the National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE).


  • PhD English Literature
  • MA Critical Theory
  • BA (Hons) English Literature

Research groups and institutes

  • Medical Humanities Research Group
  • Environmental Humanities Research Group
  • Poetry Centre
  • Creative Writing at Leeds