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Alvi, Moniza
Poet Moniza Alvi taught on the MA in Creative Writing in 2011 and 2012.

Atwood, Margaret
Booker Prize-winning novelist Margaret Atwood taught on the Creative Writing programme as a UNESCO City of Literature Visiting Professor in 2014.

Beard, Richard
Novelist and non-fiction writer Richard Beard graduated from the Creative Writing MA in 1995. A former Director of the National Academy of Writing, he taught on the MA in Creative Writing as a Teaching Fellow in 2013 and on the MFA in 2016-17.

Bell, Julia
Novelist Julia Bell graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 1996. Co-editor of The Creative Writing Coursebook, she taught on the undergraduate programme for several years after graduation.

Boyne, John
Novelist and short story writer John Boyne graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 1995 and returned as a Writing Fellow in 2005, teaching on the undergraduate programme. In 2015 he taught on the MA in Creative Writing as a Teaching Fellow.

Bryan, Lynne
Novelist and short story writer Lynne Bryan graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 1985 and taught on the undergraduate programme between 2004 and 2012.

Campbell, Aifric
Novelist Aifric Campbell graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 2003 and gained her PhD from UEA in 2007. She taught on the undergraduate programme in 2006 and 2007.

Cross, Helen
Novelist Helen Cross graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 1997 and taught on the MA as a Teaching Fellow in 2015 and on the MFA in 2016-17.

Cowie, Doug
Novelist Doug Cowie graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 2000 and gained his PhD from UEA in 2007. He taught on the undergraduate programme between 2003 and 2005.

Dawson, Jill
Novelist Jill Dawson was a Writing Fellow at UEA and taught on both the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes between 2002 and 2004. 

de Bernieres, Louis
Novelist Louis de Bernieres taught on the undergraduate programme in 2002.

Dunthorne, Joe
Novelist and poet Joe Dunthorne graduated from the BA in English Literature with Creative Writing in 2004 and from the MA in 2005. He taught on the undergraduate programme in 2007.

Evaristo, Bernadine
Novelist and poet Bernadine Evaristo was a Writing Fellow at UEA in 2002 and taught on the undergraduate programme.

Feinstein, Elaine
Novelist, poet and playwright Elaine Feinstein taught on the MA programme in the late 1970s. 

Fell, Alison
Novelist and poet Alison Fell was a Writing Fellow at UEA in 1998 and taught on the undergraduate programme.

Fiennes, William
Memoirist William Fiennes, co-founder of the charity First Story, taught on the MA in Life Writing in 2012 and 2013.

Fish, Laura
Novelist Laura Fish graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 2002 and from the Creative & Critical Writing PhD in 2007. She taught on the undergraduate programme between 2004 and 2006.

Flusfeder, David
Novelist David Flusfeder graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 1988 and returned as a Writing Fellow at UEA in 2004, when he taught on the undergraduate programme.

Garfitt, Roger
Poet Roger Garfitt was a Writing Fellow at UEA in 2001 and taught on the undergraduate programme.

Gibbs, Jonathan
Novelist Jonathan Gibbs graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 2009 and from the PhD in Creative and Critical Writing in 2013. He taught on the undergraduate programme between 2012 and 2016.

Goar, Jim
Poet Jim Goar completed his PhD at UEA in 2012 and taught on the undergraduate programme in 2011.

House, Richard
Novelist Richard House completed the Creative & Critical Writing PhD at UEA in 2008 and taught on the undergraduate programme for several years.