Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities
School/department: School of Humanities
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: Ext. 7439
Rod Duncan writes alternate history novels, contemporary crime novels, feature film screenplays, poetry, radio drama, short stories and non-fiction. His novels have been shortlisted for the Philip K. Dick Award, the John Creasey Dagger and the East Midlands Book award. He won the Leicestershire Book of the Year Award in 2018.
Worldbuilding in fiction. Narrative drive in fiction. The novel as a contribution to discourse.
On the undergraduate Creative Writing BA, Rod teaches Professional Writing Skills and Creative Writing in the Workplace. On the Creative Writing MA he contributes to the Case Study / Negotiated Module and Writing Ecosystems.
Rod's creative practice is centred around novel writing, but encompasses other forms. He enjoys artistic collaboration and usually has several narrative projects ongoing.
Creative writing mentoring and structural editing.
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