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Jasmin Kirkbride is a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing researcher at UEA and a Lecturer in Publishing at City, University of London.

Her thesis explores hope in climate fiction. Her peer-reviewed articles have been published in journals including The Cormac McCarthy Journal and LOGOS, and she has presented at conferences including the ASLE -UKI Biennial Conference 2022 and UEA/EACWP CW50 Futures for Creative Writing International Conference 2021. She is currently an ECR/PGR Respresentative for the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE).

In 2019, Jasmin graduated from an MA Creative Writing: Prose Fiction at UEA. Her Hugo-nominated short fiction has appeared in magazines including Tor.com. Her ecocritical poetry has been published in magazines including Presence, Blithe Spirit and Frogpond, and was shortlisted for the 2019 Museum of Haiku Literature Award. She is the current Research-in-Residence for the British Haiku Society, working on a creative archival project called Twisting Point: the evolution of haiku in the climate crisis.

Previously, Jasmin worked in publishing, notably as a book trade journalist for industry magazine BookBrunch and as the Publishing Director at Endeavour Media. Her journalistic work has appeared in Time Out and Publisher's Weekly amongst others, and she is the author of a successful four-book self-help series published by Summersdale, which is internationally available in multiple languages. She continues engaging with the publishing industry throughout her PhD, for instance via her CHASE-funded placement at the journal English.

For more information, visit her website: www.jasminkirkbride.com

Academic Background

MA Creative Writing: Prose Fiction, University of East Anglia (2019)

MA Ancient History, King's College London (2013)

BA Classical Studies, King's College London (2012)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, University of East Anglia

Award Date: 11 Sep 2019

Master of Arts, King's College London

Award Date: 1 Sep 2013

Bachelor of Arts, King's College London

Award Date: 1 Sep 2012