Department of English and Creative Writing

Visiting address
103 Fincham, Digby Stuart
Contact

Phone: +44 (0)20 8392 3057

    Research areas

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

Biography

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.

Qualifications

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.

Teaching

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).

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Research outputs

  1. A Poetics of Editing

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  2. Creative Writing Research Benchmark Statement

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

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