Dr Liz Flanagan
I obtained my PhD in Creative Writing: Teen Fiction from The University of Leeds (Leeds Trinity University) in 2017.
I taught Creative Writing at Newcastle University as Teaching Fellow in 2017-2018, before returning to The University of Leeds in subsequent years to teach in PCI.
I write for children and young adults, both short stories and novels. My research interests include creative practice, the writer as researcher, children’s literature and UK YA literature. My novels include:
- Dragon Daughter (David Fickling Books, 2018)
- Eden Summer (David Fickling Books, 2016)
I teach children and adults in a variety of settings, including schools and on residential writing courses for Arvon, and with partners such as The Bronte Society and The National Trust. I speak at events and literary festivals and enjoy collaboration with arts organisations across the UK.
My research takes the form of creative practice. I write mainly novels for children and for young adults.
- Children’s Literature
- Creative Practice
- UK YA Literature
- PhD Creative Writing: Teen Fiction
- BA Hons in English
- The Society of Authors
- The National Association of Writers in Education
- The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
I teach Creative Writing in PCI.