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Samuel Poots, (PhD Researcher)


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Samuel Poots is a PhD researcher in Creative Writing at Ulster University. His work examines themes of revolution and social change within the high fantasy genre, with a particular focus on the work of Sir Terry Pratchett. His own stories have been published in various magazines and anthologies, including Dark Matter Magazine, Daily Science Fiction, and Opulent Syntax: Irish Speculative Fiction, and he is a regular contributor to tabletop role playing games such as Warhammer Fantasy Role Play and Jim Henson's Labyrinth: The Adventure Game. If found, please give him a cup of tea and send him home via the nearest post office. 

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Evolution of the Deserter: The Impact of War and Social Change on the American Literary War Hero

Award Date: 15 Dec 2014


Award Date: 2 Jul 2012


  • PR English literature
  • fantasy
  • speculative fiction
  • science fiction
  • high fantasy
  • revolution
  • worldbuilding
  • creative writing (prose)


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