Creative Writing Lecturer, Cardiff Metropolitan University
Dr Christina Thatcher is a Creative Writing Lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Her research interests include contemporary poetry, creative writing pedagogy and the role of creative writing in therapeutic and community contexts. She is also interested in interdisciplinary creative writing research within the social sciences and medical humanities.
Christina keeps busy off campus as Poetry Editor for The Cardiff Review, a tutor for The Poetry School, a member of the Literature Wales Management Board and as a freelance workshop facilitator across the UK. Her poetry and short stories have featured in over 50 publications including The London Magazine, North American Review, Planet Magazine, The Interpreter’s House and more. She has published two poetry collections with Parthian Books: More than you were (2017) and How to Carry Fire (2020).
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