Clare Morgan

Clare Morgan is a fiction writer and literary critic who lives in Gwynedd and Oxford. Her novel A Book for All and None was published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson and her short story collection, An Affair of the Heart, by Seren. Her stories have been widely anthologized, and broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Her book What Poetry Brings to Business was published by University of Michigan Press and her recent writing on the subject has featured in the Wall Street Journal, FastCompany, and Humanizing Business: What Humanities can say to Business. She is founder and director of Oxford University’s creative writing degree programme, and a Fellow of Kellogg College, Oxford. 

Her new collection of short stories Scar Tissue is forthcoming in September 2022, alongside a reprint of An Affair of the Heart.


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Author Events

Friday 31st March, 18:00 to 19:00

Novelists and teachers of creative writing Dr Clare Morgan and Professor Susan Sellers discuss how and why the radically experimental and pioneering writers Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield continue to inspire contemporary fiction. Virginia Woolf described the short stories of Katherine Mansfield as ‘the only writing I have ever been jealous of’. The feeling was mutual.  Their conversations left them dazzled, perplexed and fuelled with a desire to write more and better, say Morgan and Sellers. They discuss how this literary friendship and the writing it generated filtered through...