EN4417 - Creative Writing 1 - module co-ordinator
EN5004 - Writing Poetry 1 - contributor
EN5005 - Writing Poetry 2 - contributor
EN5007 - Writing Prose 2 - contributor
EN5100 - Literary Research: Skills and Resources - contributor
EN5502 - Reading the Modern - contributor
EN5511 - Theorising the Contemporary - contributor
EN5512 - Contemporary Literature and Culture - contributor



Within Habit (Test Centre, 2014)
Between Two Windows (Carcanet, 2012)


"Distanced and Intimate: John Ashbery and Lee Harwood", in Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literature, Volume 17.3, April 2014.
"John Ashbery and F.T. Prince", in Essays on F.T. Prince (ed. Will May, Liverpool University Press, 2016).


Oli has written for a number of publications including The Times Literary Supplement, Music and Literature, The White Review, and PN Review.

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Dr Oli Hazzard

Education and Experience

Oli Hazzard received his BA from University College London, his MA from Bristol, and his D.Phil from Oxford. His first collection of poems, Between Two Windows (Carcanet, 2012), won the English Association's Michael Murphy Memorial Prize, an Eric Gregory Award from the Society of Authors, and was a book of the year in the Guardian, Financial Times and Times Literary Supplement. He has recently published a second book of poems, Blotter (Carcanet, 2018), and a book of criticism, John Ashbery and Anglo-American Exchange: The Minor Eras (Oxford University Press, 2018), which examines Ashbery's relationships with W.H. Auden, F.T. Prince, Lee Harwood and Mark Ford. He teaches creative writing and twentieth century literature, and is director of the MFA in Creative Writing.

Research Interests

Oli is interested in twentieth and twenty-first century poetry, particularly the Auden group, the New York School, Language poetry, and the Kootenay School of Writing. He is currently working on a biography of W.S. Graham.

Oli Hazzard

Contact information

Room: CH 12
Phone: 2418

Consultation hours:
Thurs 10-12

Research Profile on PURE

School role

Lecturer in Creative Writing