Our Team

Our writing team have a vast range of experience across a variety of writing contexts from writing prize-winning novels and poetry to screenwriting and radio production. Furthermore, unlike some Creative Writing programmes, our team are all enthusiastic teachers keen to develop your creative talents but also dedicated to providing practical skills that will be of use to you throughout the rest of your professional writing career.

Professor Carolyn Oulton

Carolyn W. de la L. Oulton is Director of the International Centre for Victorian Women Writers (ICVWW), which she co-founded with Adrienne Gavin. She is also Director of Graduate Studies in the School of Humanities and wrote the Creative and Professional Writing BA Hons degree.

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Danny Rhodes

Danny started working as a sessional lecturer at CCCU in Creative and Professional Writing in 2012. He joined our staff on a permanent basis in September 2016. Danny is currently Level 4 Lead for our CPW students, module leader for Level 4 'Fiction, Drama and Poetry' and Level 5/6 modules 'The Novel' & 'Science-Fiction, Fantasy and Horror'. He lectures on our MA in Creative Writing and runs the 'Writing Comes Alive' programme. 

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Sonia Overall

Sonia writes fiction and poetry and explores experimental creative forms. She is an avid psychogeographer and draws on walking practices, psychogeography and place-based methods in her writing and research.

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Dr Caroline Greville

Caroline teaches on the Creative and Professional Writing Programme at Christ Church. Her memoir and PhD project Badger Clan was published early in 2019. Her nature writing is also found in the Seasons anthologies for the Wildlife Trusts.

Teaching and Subject Expertise

Caroline's specialism is Creative Nonfiction and Memoir. She enjoys bringing narrative techniques to real-life scenarios, exploring these topics in Non-Fiction and Commercial Forms (BA), Writing in Genre (MA) and Research Methods (MA).

Caroline also teaches Contextual Studies (BA), examining how techniques from different eras can be implemented in contemporary work.

External Activities

Caroline is a member of the Association of Christian Writers. Her work is found in their Christmas Anthology publication. She writes devotional material for The Upper Room Bible notes (UK and Worldwide editions).

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