Department of English and Creative Writing

Visiting address
106 Fincham, Digby Stuart

Phone: +44 (0)20 8392 3270


Judith Bryan's first novel won the 1997 Saga Prize (Bernard and the Cloth Monkey, Flamingo HarperCollins (1998)

Other publications include:
'Randall and Sons' in Closure, ed Ross and Sesay, London: Peepal Tree, 2015 - short story

'Making them laugh, making them cry: theatre's role in challenging history' in Challenging History In The Museum, ed Kidd et al. Surrey: Ashgate, 2014 - chapter

'The Evolution of Black London' in Black British Writing, ed R.V. Arana. US: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 - chapter

'Kittens', in Sable, Issue 3, Spring/Summer, 2003 - short story

The Bluff, in Sable, Issue 3, Spring/Summer, 2003 - novel extract

'Deliverance',  in Gas and Air: Stories of Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond, ed Dawson and Daly. London: Bloomsbury, 2002 - memoir

'Llandovery Mountain', in IC3: New Black British Writing ,ed Newland and Sesay, Penguin 2000 - poem 

'The Roaring Man', in Afrobeat, ed P. Antoine, Pulp Faction 1999 - short story
Ribs, short story in Writing Women, Vol 13, Issue 2 (1998)

Her play, Keeping Mum was produced at Jack Studio Theatre, Brockley, for WriteNow2 Festival of new writing, 2008

Office hours: by appointment


BA (Hons) Applied Social Studies and Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (Sheffield City Polytecnhic)

MA Writing for Performance, Goldsmiths (University of London)

Senior Fellow HEA


Specialisms: short narrative forms; novel plotting and novel writing; Black British writing; African Writers in Britain, 1760-1890.

Programme Convenor MA Creative Writing, 2012-2016

Research outputs

  1. Randall and Sons

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  2. The Never Never play

    Research output: Other contribution

  3. Making them laugh, making them cry: Theatre's role in challenging history

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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  1. Alfred Fagon Award (runner up)

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. Hawthornden Fellowship

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

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