Staff Profiles

Dr Morag Joss

Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

School of English and Modern Languages

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr Morag Joss

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Location: Headington Campus, Tonge Block, T414

Morag Joss is the award-winning author of the Sara Selkirk novels, Half Broken ThingsPuccini’s GhostsThe Night FollowingAmong the Missing (Across the Bridge) and Our Picnics in the Sun. She has also written for television, and writes short stories for print and broadcast. Her prizes and shortlistings include the CWA Silver Dagger, the USA Edgar Award for best novel, and a Heinrich Böll residency on the island of Achill, Ireland. She holds Fellowships at Reading University and Southampton University and also teaches Creative Writing for Oxford University. She is a regular tutor for both the Arvon Foundation and the Scottish Writers Centre at Moniack Mhor.