David Morley is an award-winning poet and critic who has published over twenty books including twelve collections of poetry. The Invisible Gift won the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry in 2016. He was awarded a Cholmondeley Award from The Society of Authors for his body of work and contribution to poetry. He was the first academic at Warwick University to win a National Teaching Fellowship, the most prestigious award for teaching in higher education. David is a Fellow of the English Association, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds the Alliance Professorship in Writing at Monash University, Melbourne.
Teaching and supervision
David teaches the undergraduate module 'The Practice of Poetry', The Personal Writing Project (poetry); the postgraduate module on writing poems, and supervises PhD students on the writing and study of poetry.
- Scientific Papers (Carcanet 2002)
- The Invisible Kings (Carcanet 2008)
- Enchantment (Carcanet 2010)
- The Gypsy and the Poet (Carcanet 2013)
- The Invisble Gift: Selected Poems (Carcanet 2015)
- The Death of Wisdom Smith, Prince of Gypsies (The Melos Press 2016)
- The Magic of What's There (Carcanet 2017)
- Swimming Chenango Lake: Charles Tomlinson's Selected Poems, editor (Carcanet 2018)
- The Caravans of Tarshish (Carcanet, 2019)
- The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing (CUP, 2008)
- Co-ed, The Cambridge Companion to Creative Writing (CUP, 2012)
- Fellow of the English Association
- National Teaching Fellow
- Senior Fellow of The Higher Education Academy
- BSc (Bristol)
- D.Litt (Warwick)
Professor Morley's office in The Writing Programme Suite, Millburn House, The Science Park.
Office Hours and Feedback Sessions in Term 3:
Wk 1 Mon 11.00-12.00, Weds 10.00-11.00
Wk 2 Fri 1.00-3.00
Wk 3 Thurs 2.00-4.00
Wk 4 Weds 12.00-2.00
Wk 5 Thurs 2.00-3.00, Fri 2.00-3.00
Wks 6-10 will be programmed in week 5.