Calum Kerr

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PhD projects

Creative writing, narrative, genre writing, flash-fiction, hypertexts and other multicursal and non-linear narratives.

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Personal profile


I am a lecturer in Creative Writing, with interests across the full range of literature, but with a specific focus on prose. I was the founder of National Flash Fiction Day in the UK, and am known for my work in flash fiction, and non-linear narratives particularly. 

Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Manchester Metropolitan University

1 Sep 20015 May 2005

Award Date: 5 May 2005

MA, Manchester Metropolitan University

1 Sep 19991 Jun 2001

Award Date: 1 Jun 2001

BA (Hons), Manchester Metropolitan University

1 Sep 19931 Jun 1996

Award Date: 1 Jun 1996

External positions

Teaching Fellow in Creative Writing, University of Southampton

1 Oct 201311 Jan 2019


  • PE English
  • PR English literature
  • Flash fiction
  • novels
  • short stories


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