scope & team
The department of Literature has a wide scope of specialists producing articles. Visiting the World of Literature from many angles, the team selects interesting and often poignant discussions for our audience. In addition, their journalism extends to interviews with a range of people from the Literary World.
annabel barker [literature columnist]
Focusing on the Themes, structure and message behind many well known literary works, Annabel produces articles that uncover new ideas.
mandy wan [literature columnist]
Specialising in the connections between psychology and philosophy, how this is portrayed in literature and through emotion.
esther duckworth [literature Columnist]
With experience in English, Spanish and History, Esther explores the wide spectrum, including the arts.
joanna davies [literature columnist]
A classically trained writer with an acute interest in the sociological connections literature has within societal and cultural themes.
Jasmine Edge [literature Columnist]
With a love of literature and an interest in both classic and contemporary texts, Jasmine is well placed to cover the full spectrum of literary devices used across the ages.
Ben kourakis [literature columnist]
With a focus on philosophy and the art of writing, Ben is a keen reader of the greats, including George Orwell, as he focuses on the avant garde.
grace carroll [literature Columnist]
The way in which literature is used for understanding the Human Being is what drives Grace, she specialises in both Woman’s writing and Black literature too.
megan rees [literature columnist]
With a fascination with perception and a thirst for understanding the world, Megan is well placed to discuss the full literary scope.
ellen karakosta [literature Columnist]
As an aspiring author and sociology specialist, Ellen focuses on mythology, women’s history and sociological.
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We are dedicated to ensuring compliance to our core values, believe in quality journalism and excellent literature.