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Mr Will Eaves


BA Hons (Cantab); he was Arts Editor of the Times Literary Supplement from 1995 to 2011 before moving to Warwick, where he is Associate Professor in the Writing Programme. He is currently researching a novel, provisionally entitled The Ancestors, and working on a long essay about obliquity and creative process, called The Point of Distraction: Writing by other means

Research Interests

Contemporary poetry and fiction, editing, lyric poetry, the intersection between science and literature, music and literature, the domestic macabre in twentieth-century British fiction (Spark, Bainbridge, Mantel, Simpson, etc)


The Oversight (Picador, 2001)

Nothing To Be Afraid Of (Picador, 2005)

Small Hours (Brockwell Press, 2006)

Sound Houses (Carcanet, 2011)

This Is Paradise (Picador, 2012)

"We Are Prey", in The Picador Book of 40 (Picador, 2012)

Teaching and Supervision

He teaches on the undergraduate modules Composition and Creative Writing (EN232) and the Practice of Fiction (EN236), supervises Personal Writing Projects, and leads Fiction Workshop 2 as part of the MA in Writing