List of speakers for the South of the River Conference.

Blake Morrison,

Blake Morrison is an award-winning author, poet and journalist. His prizewinning non-fiction books include the memoir And When Did You Last See Your Father? and As If, about the 1993 murder of the toddler James Bulger. His novels include South of the River. The recently-published The Executor, is about Matt,... read more

Brycchan Carey, Northumbria University

Brycchan Carey is Professor of English at Northumbria University. His publications include British Abolitionism and the Rhetoric of Sensibility (Palgrave, 2005), From Peace to Freedom: Quaker Rhetoric and the Birth of American Antislavery (Yale, 2012), and, most recently, an edition of Olaudah Equiano's Interesting Narrative, in the Oxford University Press... read more

John Williams, Emeritus University of Greenwich

Professor John Williams` first monograph on Romanticism, William Wordsworth: Romantic Poetry and Revolution Politics, was published in 1989 by Manchester University Press. Since then he has published widely on Romanticism and related topics. His most recent book was Wordsworth Translated: A Case Study in the Reception of British Romantic Poetry... read more