writer | EDITOR | academic
PhD Creative and Critical Writing researcher at UEA, exploring hope in dystopian climate fiction.
Editor and writing mentor. Associate Tutor on the MA Creative Writing at UEA.
Writes sci-fi, fantasy, literary fiction; novels, short stories, flash fiction. Poet. Must write or subject to mood swings.
Secretly an artist, publicly a bookworm. Genuinely enthusiastic about most things.
Logic/Creative type. ‘Yes’ person. MA in Ancient History from King’s College London, MA in Creative Writing: Prose Fiction from UEA. Occasional paralegal. Sometimes a journalist – particularly op-eds, book reviews and interviews. Ex-Publishing Director. Lots of other stuff on my CV too – check out LinkedIn if you want more of that.
Thirty-ish. Living in Norwich. Did the London thing. Born in Australia, raised in Norfolk – a product of big skies.
If found sleepy, apply Earl Grey tea.
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Jasmin Kirkbride is a writer, editor and academic. She’s published short fiction in places including Tor.com (upcoming), as well as poetry, nonfiction, and peer-reviewed papers. Her PhD at UEA explores hope in climate fiction. Previously, she worked in publishing, and currently edits freelance. www.jasminkirkbride.com
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Jasmin Kirkbride is a writer, editor and academic.
Her short fiction has appeared in places including Tor.com (upcoming), her poetry has been published in magazines including Presence and Frogpond, and she wrote a four-book self-help series for Summersdale.
She is currently undertaking a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at the University of East Anglia (UEA), exploring hope in climate fiction. Her papers have been published in journals including The Cormac McCarthy Journal (peer-reviewed). She holds an MA Creative Writing from UEA and an MA Ancient History from King’s College London.
Previously, Jasmin spent some years in publishing, notably as a book trade journalist for industry magazine BookBrunch and as the Publishing Director at Endeavour Media. She continues to work part-time as a freelance editor and writing mentor.
For more information, visit www.jasminkirkbride.com.