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

A roundtable on faith depiction in SFF
Invited talk

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

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