Professor David Punter, FRSA
Co-DirectorMA, PhD (Cantab), DLitt
Professor of Poetry
3-5, Woodland Road
+44 (0)117 928 8082
David Punter previously taught at the University of East Anglia, Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Stirling. He joined the University of Bristol in 2000, where has been Graduate Dean and Research Director of the Faculty of Arts. Professor Punter has published twenty-four critical books, and four books of poetry, as well as hundreds of essays and articles. His major interest has been in the Gothic and the wider culture of the Gothic.
Dr William Wootten
Co-DirectorBA (Cantab), MA (Edin), PhD (Dunelm)
Lecturer in Poetry and Creative Writing
3-5, Woodland Road
+44 (0)117 928 9124
William Wootten is the author of You Have a Visitor (Worple Press, 2016) and The Alvarez Generation: Thom Gunn, Geoffrey Hill, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath and Peter Porter (Liverpool University Press, 2015). Poems of his have appeared in magazines such as Poetry Review, PN Review, the Rialto, the Spectator and the Times Literary Supplement. His poem 'The Harvest' is included in Best British Poetry 2014, edited by Mark Ford (Salt). His essays and reviews have appeared in the Guardian, the London Review of Books and the Times Literary Supplement.
Dr Rebecca Kosick
Co-DirectorBA (Mich), MA (Chic), MA (C'nell), PhD (C'nell)
Lecturer in Translation Studies
21, Woodland Road
+44 (0)117 928 7948
Rebecca Kosick joined the School of Modern Languages at Bristol in 2016. Her research focuses on 20th century and contemporary poetry and art in hemispheric America, with interests in word and image studies, experimental approaches to the practice and theory of translation, and materialisms old and new. She is currently at work on a book project entitled Word, Image, Object: On the Matter of Poetics in Hemispheric America.
Mr Craig Savage
Senior Research AssociateBA, MA (York)
School of Humanities
11, Woodland Road
Craig Savage works on the lyrics of Bob Dylan. His PhD thesis is supervised by Danny Karlin, Winterstoke Professor of English Literature. He is editor of the special issue, ‘Things Have Changed’: Essays for Bob Dylan at Seventy (Equinox, 2013), and, with Danny Karlin, a forthcoming collection of essays on Dylan for Critical Survey. In 2011, he was co-convener of The Seven Ages of Dylan, an international conference held to mark the artist's seventieth birthday.