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Professor Sam North

Associate Professor (E&S)


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Sam North has written 8 novels and two films. His 2004 novel The Unnumbered was long-listed for the Man-Booker prize and in 2010 he won an Eric Gregory Award. His first novel, The Automatic Man, won the Somerset Maugham Award. 

Office:Room 206,Queen's Building. 

Office hours for spring term 2020; Thursdays from 10.30 am to 1.30 pm. The sign up sheet is outside my office door, room 206 Queen's Building. 


Research interests


  • current fiction in both dramatic and prose form
  • the history of narrative and genre development
  • the instinctive/evolutonary processes of story-telling, especially with regard to film and televison writing



For a biography and a list of publications: