- Faculty of Business and Society
- Job Title
- Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing
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PhD (University of East Anglia, 2005)
MA (University of East Anglia, 2000)
MA (New York University, 1998), PhD program Comparative Literature
B.A. Hons, First Class, (QMU, University of London)
Tiffany is the author of Diamond Star Halo (Portobello Books, 2010) and Happy Accidents (Harper Perennial, 2005), both of which were short-listed for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize.
She is a graduate of New York University, and UEA’s M.A. and PhD fiction programmes. Her short fiction has appeared in Pretext, Mslexia, and New Welsh Review. She has worked as an editor (Pretext 8 with Helon Habila), and conducts writing courses for The Taliesen Trust and The Arvon Foundation. She was brought up in Monmouthshire and Powys. She is the 2012 International Hay Festival Fellow.
Lecturer, University of Gloucestershire
Associate Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University
Associate Lecturer, Bath Spa University
Associate Tutor, University of East Anglia
Associate Lecturer, The Open University
Teaching Assistant, New York University, Department of Comparative Literature (Caribbean Literature, 1994-1998)
Senior Lecturer, Creative Writing
I teach classes in Starting to Write, Fiction, Writing Media and Writing For Children.
Diamond Star Halo (London: Portobello Books, 2010)
Happy Accidents (London: 4th Estate, 2004), (London: Harper Perennial, 2005)
‘Sugar’ in Summer Times, (Monchique: Montanha Press, 2009)
‘Crows’ in In The Red (Liverpool: LJMU, 2008)
‘The King of the Forest’ in New Welsh Review (Llandysul: Gomer Press, 2006)
‘The Boy Bishop’ (circulated to Birmingham Libraries, 2006)
‘A Letter From Annie-J’ in Pretext 8 (Norwich: Penandinc Press, 2003)
‘Scylla’ in Mslexia (Spring 2001)
‘Turf’ in Pretext 2 (Norwich: Penandinc Press, 2000)
‘Fancydancing with Elvis’ in Babel (Norwich: Penandinc Press, 1999)
‘Mum and Fritz’, Granta, Summer 2010
‘Poets’ Corner’, Guardian, July 2006
‘Ghosts in Our Own Fiction’ in the ‘PS Section’, Happy Accidents (Harper Perennial: London, 2005)
‘My Top 10 Books: Black Comedy’, Guardian, Jan 2005
‘A Year of Writing Dangerously’, New Books Magazine, 2005
‘Hay Days,’ Guardian, May 2005
‘A Life in Music’, Observer Music Monthly, September 2004
‘Introduction’ as co-editor with Helon Habila for Pretext 8 (Norwich: Penandinc Press, 2003)
‘Suddenly One Summer’ The Independent on Sunday, May 1999
‘Shall I Be Mother?’ The Independent on Sunday, April 1998
Pretext 8, ‘Once Upon a Time…’ (Norwich: Penandinc Press, 2003) Co-Editor with Helon Habila. Writers include: Wole Soyinka, Edwidge Danticat, Christopher Hope, Henning Mankell.
Translations (of own work)
‘Our Lady of the Dogs/Nostra Senyora dels Gossos’ in Tarassona (Universitat Antonoma de Barcelona, 2004) Translated by Albert Torrescasana
Academi, the national society which promotes the writers and the literatures of Wales.
Post-colonial Literature and Theory.
Writing For Children
The Victorian Novel
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