Author Archives: ejpollard

About ejpollard

I was awarded my PhD from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK in December 2013. My thesis explored the notions of origin and ellipsis in the writing of contemporary British novelist Hilary Mantel. I want this blog to express the ideas I have in and around my academic writing.

What You Looking At? Dir. by Faryal

I Have No Idea What I’m Doing

I Have No Idea What I'm Doing

Foxtrot Uniform

Foxtrot Uniform is…

‘a biannual independent print magazine for publications of poetry, and prose of any kind. We enjoy subverting the widely regarded literary circle with new and exciting forms. We will be publishing poems, short fiction, and short essays; each and every one rebelling the known standards of writing.

Set up in 2017 by 4 literature students each fed up with the lack of options for new writers, Foxtrot Uniform is a platform for the disenfranchised writers of our generation to be heard’

… why not visit their blog, find out more and submit some of your own creative writing:



Five by Five

Short, sharp and stimulating. Excellent!



Bark, Blossom, Bridge

The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester