Biography

Mick Murphy BA, MA, PhD – The Director of Mindful Metta

I am a published writer who has taught English Literature and Creative Writing in Higher education. In 1991 I achieved a 1st Class degree and was awarded the Gompertz and Spalding prizes for my contribution to scholarship. I went on to take a Masters degree in Religious Studies. In 2001 I was awarded a PhD in English from Lancaster University. I have a specialist interest in the Romantic poets, modern poetry, the novel form and Irish writing. I belong to the Sixpoets writing group in Lancaster and have worked on the editorial team of the Back & Beyond publication. I have been awarded the title of Honorary Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Cumbria.

Qualifications

BA, MA, PhD.

Publications

Mindful Publications

Back&Beyond, Issue 1

Mindful Publications

Coleridge Bulletin 11, Spring 98

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Coleridge Bulletin 18, Winter 01

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Envoi 133

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Fast and Loose 1

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iota, 62

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Links, autumn 2002

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Literary Oxygen, Poems 25

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Poetry Nottingham,V.54, N0.3

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Orbis, 122, Summer 2002

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Romanticism, 8.1, 2002

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Smiths Knoll 28

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Spotlight One

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Staple, 55/6