Dr Carina Hart is a lecturer in English Literature at Middlesex University, having previously taught at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Nottingham Trent University and the University of East Anglia, where she completed her PhD. She teaches on the first-year module Literary Analysis, second-year Reality, Fantasy and Metafiction, and third-year Identities and Global Literature.
Carina's primary research specialism is the Gothic and fairy tale, and she is guest-editing a special issue of the Gothic Studies journal on Gothic Folklore and Fairy Tale to be published in 2020. She is currently working on a monograph titled Beastly Beauties: The Contemporary Gothic Fairy Tale. Carina has also published on A. S. Byatt's fairy tale fiction, alchemy in contemporary fiction, and Romantic poetry.
She is also a creative writer with poetry published in various magazines and anthologies. She was the runner up in the Melita Hume Poetry Prize in 2017, shortlisted for the Overton Poetry Prize and highly commended in the Aurora Competition for short fiction. Her collection of poetry, Your Brain Cells Sing When They Die, will be published by Eyewear in 2019.
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Executive Committee member for the Feminist and Women's Studies Association