Isabel Galleymore



College: College of Humanities
Discipline: English
Department: Humanities

Funded by the AHRC Environment and Sustainability award, Isabel Galleymore’s research focuses upon contemporary British and American ecopoetics and nature writing pedagogies. Her articles have been published by Green Letters and the Journal of Ecocriticism and she has presented papers at ASLE-UKI conferences in UCD Dublin, Worcester and 'Being Beyond Boundaries', Kingston University. She co-organised an interdisciplinary symposium ‘Green Connections: Environmental Response & the Arts’ at the University of Exeter in 2014 and she co-edits The Clearing: a magazine of place writing.

Before attending the University of Exeter, Isabel graduated from the University of St Andrews with an MLitt in Creative Writing and held a Hawthornden Fellowship in 2012. A Highly Commended Poet in Faber’s New Poets scheme and shortlisted for the Jane Martin Poetry Prize in 2014, Isabel’s poems have appeared in magazines such as Poetry Review, Poetry London and The Rialto. Her first pamphlet of poems, Dazzle Ship, will be published by Worple Press in November 2014. She is currently working on a commission for Bristol’s Festival of Ideas 2015 on the topic of Wordsworth’s Lyrical Ballads.