Dr Colette Paul

Colette Paul

MA (Hons) (Glasgow), MLitt (Glasgow), PhD (Strathclyde)

Course Leader, BA (Hons) Writing; Senior Lecturer, Writing
(On maternity leave 2013-14)

Room: Hel 162


0845 196 5054
+44 1223 695 054

Colette Paul's research activity

Colette Paul teaches undergraduate courses on literary theory and the short fiction, and leads modules on the MA in Creative Writing. She has previously taught at Glasgow University, Strathclyde University, Visibility Scotland, and Arvon, as well as teaching many one-off workshops. She has published one book of short stories, Whoever You Choose to Love (Weidenfeld & Nicolson/ Phoenix), which was shortlisted for the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Writers Award, and serialised on Radio Four. She won the Royal Society of Authors' Short Story Prize in 2005, and has written book reviews, one-off commissions for radio, and been published in literary journals and edited collections. She is currently working on a second book of short stories.

Her PhD was an investigation into the narrative strategies of Alice Munro, and she is interested in supervising students with research interests in:

  • Narratology
  • Short fiction, theory and practice
  • Alice Munro
  • Creative Writing

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