James Dunbar

Heidi James’ novel Wounding was published by Bluemoose Books in April, 2014. She was a finalist for the Cinnamon Poetry Collection Prize. Her novella The Mesmerist's Daughter (published by Neon Press in April 2015) won the Saboteur Award. Her novel Carbon, was published by Blatt in October 2009 and is published in Spanish by El Tercer Nombre. Carbon is currently being made into a film by British film company, Institute for Eyes. Her most recent collaboration with Gwyneth Herbert, The Sea Cabinet, attracted outstanding reviews from The Guardian, Vogue and The FT, among others. Her essays, poetry and short stories have appeared in various publications and anthologies including Dazed and Confused, Next Level, Flux, Brand, Mslexia, Another Magazine, Undercurrent, 3:AM London, New York, Paris, Dreams That Money Can Buy, Neon, Pulp.net etc. She has an MA in Creative Writing and a PhD in English Literature.

She lectures in English Literature and Creative Writing. Her academic research interests include Speculative Realism and the Narrative. She is a recipient of the Sophie Warne Fellowship and was the inaugural student at the London Graduate School for which she received a full studentship to read for her PhD.

English/Writing, Work-based Learning, Cultural Studies