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Professor Tim Leach

Tim Leach
Teaching Focus: Fiction

Assistant Professor

Warwick Writing Programme

School of Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures

Office Hours: Tuesday's 13:00-15:00

Writing Programme staff members can still be contacted via e-mail during the campus shutdown.

Location: G.04a Millburn House

Tim Leach is writer of historical fiction, specialising in the ancient world, unreliable source texts, and the crossover points between myth and history. His first novel, The Last King of Lydia, was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize in 2013. A sequel, The King and the Slave, followed in 2014, and his latest book Smile of the Wolf, was published in Summer 2018.

He is a graduate of the Warwick Writing Programme, where he now teaches fiction as an Assistant Professor.

  • Last King of Lydia
  • The King and the Slave
  • Smile of the Wolf
Research Interests

The ancient and medieval world, unreliable source texts, intersection of myth and history, the tradition of storytelling, oral history.

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