Craig Taylor

Lecturer in Publishing

Personal Profile

Craig is Co-Director of Publishing Services for the editorial agency Prepare to Publish, working for a variety of trade publishers, with a particular specialism in structural edits of fiction and non-fiction.

He teaches creative writing and screenwriting widely on writers retreats and at writing festivals and has a particular interest in born digital literature, the history and function of narrative, and the grammar of narrative forms.

Under the pen name C M Taylor, Craig is the author of six novels and is the co-writer of a feature film. His 2011 novel Premiership Psycho has been optioned for TV by the rapper and director Plan B and Craig has written the pilot.

For his last novel, Staying On (Duckworth 2018), Craig worked with the British Library who installed software on his laptop to record his writing process.