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Research interests

Dr Beatrice Hitchman's research sits at the intersection of critical and creative writing. Her creative outputs to date focus on gender, queer writing and historical fiction, and her critical work focuses on concepts of 'voice', endings and writing the remote past. 

Her first novel, Petite Mort (Serpent's Tail, 2013) was nominated for the Authors' Club Best First Novel Prize, the Polari Prize, the HWA Debut Novel Prize and the Desmond Elliott Prize, and serialised as a ten-part Radio 4 drama. Her second novel, All of You Every Single One, considers ideas of queer family (Serpent's Tail, 2021) will be published in the USA in 2022.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Bath Spa University

1 Sep 20141 Sep 2017

Award Date: 1 Feb 2018

Master, Bath Spa University

1 Sep 20081 Sep 2009

Award Date: 1 Oct 2009

Master, University of Edinburgh

1 Sep 20021 Sep 2003

Award Date: 1 Oct 2003

External positions

External Examiner, University of York

30 Sep 0001 → …


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