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Katy Shaw

Professor Katy Shaw (@profkatyshaw) leads research into twenty-first century writings at Northumbria University. Her research interests include contemporary literature, especially working class literature, cultural representations of post-industrial regeneration and the languages of comedy. Katy has produced two books on crime author David Peace among other work. Her latest book Hauntology explores the persistent role of the past in the present of contemporary English Literature and was published in 2018. She is also a literary festival host and media presenter.

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