Tajinder Hayer

Lecturer in Creative Writing

Research Overview

My research clusters around writing for the stage, radio, film and television. I am interested in British Asian subject matter and the genres of SF, fantasy and horror (with a particular interest in the post-apocalyptic subgenre).

North West Black Asian Minority Ethnic and Refugee Playwrights Development Scheme
13/04/2018 → 14/12/2018
Research

Graphic Futures
17/10/2017 → 30/06/2018
Research

Online Odyssey Creative Writing Workshop
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Presentation and workshop at the Doncaster Casts Script Reading group
Invited talk

Performance workshop at the Doncaster Cast (for the National Theatre's Public Acts Odyssey project)
Other

Meet the writer - Papatango Prize Winner Tajinder Singh Hayer
Types of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

Keeping the Lights On panel event
Types of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

Your Local Arena at Bradford Lit Fest 26 to 30 June 2020
Types of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

A roundtable on faith depiction in SFF
Invited talk

Lancaster Playwriting Prize Showcase
Festival/Exhibition/Concert

Keeping the Lights On
Invited talk

Literary Leicester
Festival/Exhibition/Concert

Q & A with Prevenge director, writer and performer Alice Lowe
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Writer on attachment at the National Theatre
Other

Bradford Literature Festival
Festival/Exhibition/Concert

North London Literary Festival
Festival/Exhibition/Concert

Papatango Prize 2021
Prize (including medals and awards)

Writer on attachment at the National Theatre Studio
Appointment

  • Creative Writing
  • Gothic and Science Fiction
  • Literature, Science and Medicine
  • Literature, Space and Place
  • Literature, the Arts, Media and Performance
  • Transcultural Writing