1990 …2020

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Personal profile


Susan Greenberg has research interests in Publishing Studies, particularly editorial practices and publishing history, and leads the MA Publishing programme. Her latest work is the monograph A Poetics of Editing (Palgrave 2018). She also carries out research on narrative nonfiction, with a focus on the two-way relationship between facts/objectivity and feelings/subjectivity and is a founding member of the International Association of Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS). She welcomes doctoral applications in both of these areas. Before turning to teaching and research, Greenberg had a long track record as a writer and editor for newspapers, magazines and the web, including work as Czech and Slovak correspondent for The Guardian. She is a Senior Fellow of Advance HE and has completed SEDA training in doctoral supervision.


PhD Information Studies (Publishing), University College London

Research interests

Publishing and editing; Book history; Creative nonfiction; Literary journalism; Ethics of writing

Professional affiliations

Senior Fellow of Advance HE; Advisory board, International Association of Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS); HE sub-committee, National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE); Association of Journalism Educators (AJE)

Consultancy work

Managing editor, The Henley Centre consumer consultancy; Director Oddfish communications consultancy; Website content strategy for Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health; Series editor, Camden Press 'Mindfield' book series.


Convener of MA Publishing; Module convener for Publishing Contexts (MA); Dimensions of Editing (MA); Publishing Dissertation (MA); Telling True Stories (BA); Publishing: From Book to Internet (BA).



  • Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography
  • Publishing
  • Editing
  • Literary journalism
  • Creative Nonfiction

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Research Output

History with feeling: The case of Macmillan New York

Greenberg, S. L., 15 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Logos. 31, 1, p. 7-26 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Poetics of Editing

Greenberg, S. L., 13 Sep 2018, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 265 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Creative Writing Research Benchmark Statement

Derek Neale, Simon Holloway & Andrew Melrose, Mar 2018, National Association of Writers in Education.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
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Some principles for literary journalism in a world of internationalist nationalism

Greenberg, S. L., 2018, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Book review, ‘The Broadview Reader in Book History’

Greenberg, S. L., 2016, In : SHARP News. 25, 1, p. 21-22 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review



Susan Greenberg (Reviewer)

20 Mar 202024 Apr 2020

Activity: Public engagement and outreachMembership of peer review panel or committee

Modern Languages Association: Annual Convention

Susan Greenberg (Speaker)

11 Jan 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

External Examiner

Susan Greenberg (Examiner)

7 May 2020

Activity: ExaminationsExamination

SHARP Annual Conference

Susan Greenberg (Speaker)

17 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

14th Annual Conference for Literary Journalism Studies

Susan Greenberg (Organiser)

10 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference