Dr. Andreas Martin Widmann
phone: +44 20 7679 3090
internal phone: 33090
office: room 303, 16-18 Gordon Square
term time office hours: Mondays 3pm-4pm and Wednesdays 12pm - 1pm.
Andreas Martin Widmann read German Literature, English Literature and Theatre Studies at the Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, where he also completed his PhD thesis on “Kontrafaktische Geschichtsdarstellung“ in 2008. He has taught German at Royal Holloway College and worked as a copy-writer in an advertising agency. His research interests include Historical Fiction, Modern and Post-War German Literature, Narrative Theory and Creative Writing. For his first novel “Die Glücksparade” (2012) he was awarded the Robert-Gernhardt-Preis and the Mara-Cassens-Preis, the largest prize available for a first work of fiction in German. In 2013 he co-edited the first academic book on the German-Jewish writer Hans Keilson. He is currently working on his second novel.