Tutor for English Literature
Rebecca Varley–Winter is a poet and English Literature academic. She studied her BA in English Literature at Clare College, Cambridge, then an MA at King's College London, and completed a PhD in English at Cambridge in 2015. Since then she has taught English Literature from Romanticism to the Present for the University of Oxford, for Middlebury-CMRS, and for the University of Cambridge; she started teaching for LCCM in 2018. A book based on her PhD research, Reading Fragments and Fragmentation in Modernist Literature, is published by Sussex Academic Press (2018), and a selection of her poems, titled Heroines: On the Blue Peninsula, will be published by V. Press in 2019. Her poetry has won the Brewer-Hall Prize and T. R. Henn Prize, was long-listed in the Foyle Young Poets of the Year and Eric Gregory Awards, and has been published by Sidekick Books, Tentacular, Lighthouse, Rising, Poems In Which, Gadabout Press and Obsessed With Pipework. Her research interests lie in 'wildness' and the fetishisation of wildness, particularly in writing by women; she also has interests in lyric poetry and song, visual culture, and tragicomedy.