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PhD Candidate, School of English, University of Leeds

I'm a tutor and PhD student at the School of English, University of Leeds. My research examines the memoirs and autobiographies of Doris Lessing, Penelope Lively and Janet Frame. I'm currently working on a co-edited collection titled British Culture After Empire, 1945-Present.

My wider interests include life writing, postcolonial literature, feminist thought and graphic narratives. From 2017-2018 I was a Research Assistant on the AHRC project 'Mobilising Multidirectional Memory', co-organising events and symposia at the Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate, University of Leeds


  • 2015 
    University of Oxford, M.St English Literature, 1900-Present
  • 2013 
    Queen Mary, University of London, BA English


  • 2019
    Chapter: '"To Create Her World Anew", Charlotte Salomon's Graphic Life Narrative' in , Documenting Trauma in Comics: Traumatic Pasts, Embodied Histories and Graphic Reportage
  • 2018
    'Penelope Lively's Speculative Life Writing', Moving Worlds: A Journal of Transcultural Writing