Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, City, University of London

Claire McGowan grew up in Northern Ireland. After a degree in English and French from Oxford University she moved to London and worked in the charity sector.

She has now published three crime novels and is also a senior lecturer at City University London. Her research interests are in creative writing, with a focus on novels, crime fiction, and the contemporary UK crime writing market. Find out more at


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    Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, City University London