Professor Paul Muldoon

Distinguished Visiting Professor


Professor Muldoon is a former Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford (1999-2004), currently Howard G. B. Clark '21 Professor at Princeton University and, according to the New Criterion, 'the most influential poet after Seamus Heaney.'

He is also Poetry Editor of The New Yorker, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters He has published over thirty collections of poetry and won both the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the T. S. Eliot Prize.

His work at Lancaster takes the form of a mix of undergraduate lectures, MA workshops, tutorials with PhD students, and public readings - for full details of these see our events page.

  • Creative Writing
  • Creative-Critical Writing
  • Literature, Space and Place
  • Literature, the Arts, Media and Performance