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Andrew Taylor

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Arts & Humanities

Staff Group(s)
English, Culture and Media


Dr Taylor teaches English and Creative Writing. He teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate students and is part of the supervisory team for two PhD creative writing/critical students.

Career overview

Dr Taylor previously taught at Edge Hill University where he was founder member of the Poetry and Poetics Research Group. He studied for his BA in English and MA in Creative Writing at Edge Hill University. His PhD - thesis title: A Poetry of Place, the Flâneur and Adrian Henri - was awarded by Lancaster University.

Research areas

Dr Taylor's recent research has been into the work and practice of the Liverpool poet and artist Adrian Henri. Other research interests include experimental poetry; ‘linguistically innovative’ poetry, poetics, conceptual writing and the Beat Generation. The role of collage in creative practice, practice as research and the poetry and writings of Welsh poet Peter Finch.

Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD exist and further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.

External activity

Dr Taylor is a regular reviewer for the magazines Orbis , The Journal and New Walk . He co-edits the poetry journal erbacce and edits the on-line visual poetry journal M58 . Dr Taylor is also co-publisher and an editor at the small press, erbacce-press.



As co-editor:

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