Client:Dr. Patricia Craig
Date:October 19, 2012

Dr Patricia Craig

Patricia Craig was born in Belfast and was educated at Belfast College of Art and at the Central School of Arts and Crafts, London (Diploma in Art & Design, Hons.).

She has contributed articles, essays and conducted reviews for every major newspaper and academic literary journal/magazine as well as radio and TV broadcasts on matters literary.
She is Honorary Lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast 2011-2014 and,earlier this year, was appointed to the Board of the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry at Queens University.

(With Mary Cadogan)
You’re A Brick, Angela! A New Look at the Girls’ Story 1839-1975 (Gollancz 1976; p/b 1986; GGBB 2003)
Women and Children First: The Fiction of Two World Wars (Gollancz 1978)
The Lady Investigates: Women Detectives and Spies in Fiction (Gollancz 1981; OUP p/b 1986)
Elizabeth Bowen (Penguin “Lives of Modern Women” Series 1986)
As ghost writer: One Girl’s War by Joan Miller (Brandon Books 1986: See Steve McDonagh obituary in Irish Times 27th Nov. 2010)
Brian Moore: A Biography (Bloomsbury 2002)
Asking for Trouble: A Memoir (Blackstaff 2007)

Patricia has edited the Oxford Books of English Detective Stories; Travel Stories; Modern Women’s Stories; Schooldays; Twelve Irish Ghost Stories; Book of Ireland; Book of Detective Stories

Edited The Penguin Books of British Comic Stories (Viking/Penguin 1990);
Book of British Comic Writing (Viking/Penguin 1992)
The Rattle of The North (Blackstaff 1992)
The Belfast Anthology (Blackstaff 1999 – short-listed for Belfast Arts Award)
The Ulster Anthology (Blackstaff 2006)

She is in the process of completing A Twisted Root: Ancestral Entanglements in Ireland to be published by Blackstaff Press in October 2012. (This is a kind of memoir-cum-social-literary-family history, with an anti-sectarian theme.)