Emma Kittle

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


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  • Community Engagement


Fixed Term Teacher (FHEA) in the Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies PhD candidate Creative Writing Project Coordinator Manifesto for Essex, Essex Book Festival 2023 Founder and curator of WriteNight, Colchester's monthly community writing event Creative Writing Tutor at Adult Community Learning Essex Early literacy specialist with QTS


  • FHEA HEA University of Essex (2019)

  • MA Creative Writing University of Essex (2011)

  • Reading Recovery Teacher Status, MA 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)

Research and professional activities


My Own Private Ida Show

A creative/critical exploration of gender, class and the Essex everywoman, and the evolving form of a contemporary novel.

Supervisor: Prof Elizabeth Kuti , Dr Adrian May



Colchester Campus