Professor E. A. Markham

Renowned poet, writer and academic, E. A. Markham holds a number of writing fellowships, including Writer in Residence at Hull College of Higher Education (1978-9) and at the University of Ulster (1988-91). Until 2005 he was Professor of Creative Writing at Sheffield Hallam University, where he directed the Hallam Literature Festival, and edited the magazine Sheffield Thursday, becoming Professor Emeritus.