Mr Craig Taylor

Senior Lecturer in Publishing Media

School of Arts

Craig Taylor


Craig is Co-Director of Publishing Services for the editorial agency Prepare to Publish, working for a variety of trade publishers, with a particular specialism in structural edits of fiction and non-fiction.

He teaches creative writing and screenwriting widely on writers retreats and at writing festivals and has a particular interest in born digital literature, the history and function of narrative, and the grammar of narrative forms.

Under the pen name C M Taylor, Craig is the author of six novels and is the co-writer of a feature film. His 2011 novel Premiership Psycho has been optioned for TV by the rapper and director Plan B and Craig has written the pilot.

For his novel, Staying On (Duckworth 2018), Craig worked with the British Library who installed software on his laptop to record his writing process.


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