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About Deborah Walker

Deborah Walker is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing. In a writing career spanning three decades, Deborah has been a travel writer, novelist, ghost writer, editor, commercial content writer and editor, literary critic and Royal Literary Fund Fellow. Deborah brings her long experience in the field to the academic application of these skills and principles.

Main Publications (written under the name Deborah Bosley)

The Rough Guide to California (Rough Guides, Routledge, 1989-1997)

The Rough Guide to San Francisco (Rough Guides, Penguin 1990-1997)

Let Me Count The Ways (Century 1996) long-listed for the Booker Prize and runner up in the Betty Trask Romantic Novelists Association Prize.

The Common Touch (Century 1998)

A Kind of Warfare (Duckworth 2000) optioned by the British Film Council

Addiction (drama 1999) Performed at the Hampstead Theatre.

Valentine’s Day (Duckworth 2001) short stories, contributor and editor.

The Literary Review – full time critic 1993-2001.

Due to their sensitive nature, Deborah cannot reveal the books she ghost wrote but they include,
two novels and a memoir.

Deborah’s freelance journalism has appeared in The Observer, The Evening Standard, The New Statesman, The Oldie and The Catholic Herald.

More recently Deborah has been the writer and editor of BBC Strictly Come Dancing – The Live Tour and BBC Countryfile Live.

Deborah worked as a Royal Literary Fund Fellow based at Oxford Brookes University from 2012-2016 and more recently has been running workshops for them with hard to reach sectors of the community.

Deborah is very excited to share her wide experience with NCH students.