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Dr Linda Kemp

Research Fellow

Social Work, Care and Community


Dr Kemp is a Research Fellow in the School of Social Sciences researching social practices of care.

Linda supervises students at postgraduate level.

Career overview

Dr Kemp completed a PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at The University of Sheffield, specialising in experimental poetry and listening. Prior to appointment at NTU, Linda held posts as a librarian at a range of Higher Education institutions.

Research areas

Areas of specialism include and are not limited to:

  • Contemporary and experimental poetry and poetics
  • Creative-critical writing as method/ology
  • Grief and loss
  • Lament

Dr Kemp is a member of the NTU Critical Poetics research group.

Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards a PhD exist and Dr Kemp welcomes research proposals from prospective students with an interest in research working in any of the above or related areas.

Further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.

External activity

Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.

Peer reviewer for a number of journals, specialising in poetry and arts-based interventions in care contexts.

Co-curator of Five Bodies public programme at Nottingham Contemporary.


Stitch. Brighton: Contraband, 2020.

Lease Prise Redux. Cambridge: Materials, 2016.

See all of Dr Linda Kemp's publications...