Emma Kittle

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
GTA (Blended Learning)
Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
 Emma Kittle



Emma Kittle is a FHEA and GTA in the Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies, and a PhD candidate in Creative Writing. She has published two collections of short fiction and runs Colchester WriteNight, a monthly community writing event.


  • Teaching Fellow HEA University of Essex (2019)

  • MA Creative Writing University of Essex (2011)

  • Reading Recovery Teacher Status, MA module Teaching Children in Reading Recovery and ongoing training (2010-2017) Institute of Education, University of London (2010 )

  • QTS Primary Essex Teacher Training (2004)

  • BSc (Hons) Politics with Economics University of Bath (2000)

  • CIM Award in E-Marketing London Metropolitan University (2002)

Research and professional activities


My Own Private Ida Show

Supervisor: Dr Adrian May , Dr Liz Kuti

Research interests

Upturning the apple cart: feminisms, comedy and short fiction



Colchester Campus

Working pattern:

Monday, Weds pm, Thursday