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 Martha Swift  is a writer, researcher and educator. She is currently a Commonwealth Scholar at the University of Oxford, where she is a DPhil Candidate in the Faculty of English. She is also a Postgraduate Member of the Rothermere American Institute

Her doctoral research investigates theories of ‘world’ and considers the interaction of autofiction and cosmopolitics in contemporary transnational novels. She also writes on the intersection of world literary and waste theory. 

Martha has an MSt in World Literatures from Oxford and a BA(Hons) in English and History from the University of Melbourne. 

She has designed and led creative writing and storytelling workshops for students in Australia, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom and was previously the Program Manager of the Shanghai International Literary Festival.

Her own writing has appeared in
SENTIt’s Freezing in LA!, ArtBlog, and Spike: the Meanjin Blog, and she has served on the editorial boards of fiction and creative nonfiction publications at Oxford, the University of Melbourne, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Her CV is available to download

Martha Swift
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