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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. Researcher-in-Residence at the British Haiku Society. Editorial support at English.

Writes sci-fi, fantasy, literary fiction; novels, short stories, flash fiction. Occasional 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. 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, as well as poetry, nonfiction, and peer-reviewed papers. Her PhD at UEA, where she’s also an Associate Tutor, explores hope in climate fiction. www.jasminkirkbride.com | @jasminkirkbride


Jasmin Kirkbride is a writer, editor and academic. Her short fiction has appeared in places including Tor.com and her poetry in magazines including Presence and Frogpond.

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, writing mentor, and Associate Tutor on the UEA Creative Writing MA.

www.jasminkirkbride.com | @jasminkirkbride