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Ms Rebecca M Smith 

Principal Teaching Fellow in English & Creative Writing

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Ms Rebecca Smith is a novelist and Principal Teaching Fellow in English at the University of Southampton.

I am the author of three novels - The Bluebird Café, Happy Birthday and All That and A Bit of Earth (all Bloomsbury) and two works of nonfiction - The Jane Austen Writers’ Club: Inspiration and Advice from the World’s Best-Loved Novelist (Bloomsbury, 2016) and Jane Austen’s Guide to Modern Life’s Dilemmas (Ivy Press, 2014). These have been published around the world. I wrote the text for the picture book, Where’s Jane? (Ivy Kids, 2018). My fourth novel for adults, The Ash Museum, will be published by Legend Press in May 2021. I am a member of The Society of Authors and The National Association of Writers in Education. I supervise MA and PhD creative writing students working on a variety of topics in fiction for adults and young people.  
BA, History, University of Southampton 1988 

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I am the convenor for the second year module Brief Encounters: Writing Short Stories, the third year module, Writing the Novel, and Writing for Children and Young People for MA students. I also teach on the Creative Skills module for Creative Writing MA students and A Stranger Comes to Town: Introduction to Creative Writing for first-year English with Creative Writing students.

Ms Rebecca M Smith
Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Southampton, Avenue Campus, Southampton SO17 1BF, United Kingdom

Room Number NNN: 65/2042

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