Nicola Presley

Nicola Presley


Personal statement

Nicola has research interests in Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, post-war British, Irish and American fiction and digital literature. Her research is often interdisciplinary in nature, and she is particularly interested in the intersection of popular culture and literature.

Academic qualifications

  • BA (Hons) - Bath Spa University
  • MRes - Bath Spa University

Professional memberships

  • Fellow - Higher Education Academy

Other external roles

  • Assistant Editor - Irish Studies Review

Areas of expertise

  • Sylvia Plath
  • Anne Sexton
  • William Golding
  • Literature and popular culture
  • Literature and digital culture

Teaching subjects

Nicola teaches on the following modules:

  • Critical Reading 1
  • Critical Reading 3: Subject and Structure
  • Literature and Digital Culture
  • Critical Reading 4: Equivocal Matter
  • The English Project


Nicola gave talks on William Golding and popular culture at Marlborough Literature Festival (2017) and Salisbury Literature Festival (2017). She has also produced and featured in a series of YouTube videos about Golding.

Research and academic outputs

Go to ResearchSPAce

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