Mr Lauren Smith
Profiles

Mr Lauren Smith

Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)

Role

Lecturer in English and Creative Writing

Teach on the B.A. in English and Creative Writing 
Teach on the M.A. in Creative Writing
Module Leader for The Practice of Reading and Writing (Rhetoric), Autobiography and Travel Writing; Biography and Crime Writing

Qualifications

M.Phil in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

M.A. in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University
M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Columbia University
B.A. in English, University College London
Certificate in Icelandic Language and Culture, University of Iceland

Professional membership

Academy ofAmerican Poets, American Literary Translators Association, Association ofWriters and Writing Programs, Blind Tiger Poets, Literary Translation atColumbia (formerly Center for Literary Translation), Poetry Society of America,The Poetry Society (U.K.)

Teaching interests

20th/21st literature, especially poetry; the book; citizenship; practice and theory of translation; 
documentary drama; creative writing; etc. 

Research interests

20th/21st literature; the book; citizenship; practice and theory of translation; 
contemporary drama; pedagogy; contemporary poetry; publishing.

Research groups

  • Centre for Humanities, Music and Performing Arts Research (HuMPA)
  • English and Creative Writing
  • Expanded Narrative