Royal Literary Fund Fellows
Do you need help with academic writing?
If so then you can book an appointment with one of the Royal Literary Fund Fellows. The Fellows are available by office appointment to help all members of the University – undergraduates and postgraduates alike – with queries and problems relating to the practical aspects of writing.
To arrange a meeting:
Please visit the Royal Literary Fund Office and sign up on the door for a convenient appointment.
You can find the RLF office in Room 237, Queen’s Building, telephone 01392 72 2450.
Steve Voake is the award-winning author of several YA novels including The Dreamwalker's Child, The Starlight Conspiracy and Blood Hunters (Faber & Faber). He was longlisted for the University of Canberra’s International Poetry Prize in 2016. Steve has also written the Daisy Dawson and Hooey Higgins series for younger readers and Insect Detective, a non-fiction picture book. His books have been translated into many different languages. Steve is senior lecturer in creative writing at Bath Spa University and a regular tutor for the Arvon Foundation. He has taught a writing master class for the Guardian and given talks on his work at various events including the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Cheltenham Literary Festival, Bath Literary Festival and Aberdeen Storytelling Festival.
Before writing his first novel, Steve was Headteacher of Kilmersdon Primary School. He lives with his family in Somerset.
Tobias Jones is the author of seven books. He has written three novels set in Italy and four non-fiction titles, including the bestselling The Dark Heart of Italy. Three of his works have been optioned by film companies, and he has written and presented documentaries for both BBC TV and Radio, as well as presenting two series of his own show in Italy. He has been shortlisted for various prizes, has been a columnist for both the Observer and Internazionale, and is the co-founder of Windsor Hill Wood, a woodland refuge for people undergoing a period of crisis in their lives.