Rupert Loydell

Job title
Senior Lecturer, English & Writing
Email
rupert.loydell@falmouth.ac.uk
Telephone
01326 253700

Rupert Loydell was born in London, where he attended Latymer Upper School. After taking an Art Foundation course at Twickenham, he studied visual arts and creative writing for a creative arts degree at Crewe & Alsager College, Cheshire (now MMU) and took his MA in Creative Writing at Plymouth University.

He was the managing editor of Stride Books from 1981 to 2011, and continues to edit Stride magazine online. After leaving university, he was a freelance writer, editor and artist, and also spent time as Exeter arts development officer, and wrote several creative writing modules for the Open University. He worked at the universities of Bath, Warwick and Plymouth and for the Royal Literary Fund before joining the English department at Falmouth University in 2006.

As well as lecturing, Rupert continues to write poetry and reviews, sail and canoe, edit and paint.

Qualifications

YearQualificationAwarding body
2002
MA Creative Writing
Plymouth University
1985
BA(Hons) Creative Writing
Crewe & Alsager College H.E.

Honours and awards

YearDescription
2011

Fellow of the English Association

2010

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Membership of external committees

Advisory Board, The Story Republic, KEAP
External Examiner, University of Essex
Contributing Editor, International Times
International Editor, X-Peri

Research interests

Research interests and expertise

I am interested in the relationship between the visual arts and creative writing; in creative non-fiction (particularly psychogeography and other ways of exploring landscape and place); poetics; editing, publishing and dissemination; contemporary poetry; contemporary painting; contemporary music.

Research topics

Publishing and Dissemination
Creative Writing
Pschyogeography
Post Confessional Narrative
Poetry
Ekphrasis
Contemporary Poetry
Place; Contemporary Music.

Research outputs

Publications and research outputs

Article

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Post-Punk Poet: An interview with Dick Witts of The Passage. Punk & Post-Punk, not yet known. ISSN 20441983 (Submitted) Item availability may be restricted.
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Loydell, Rupert (2017) The Untaught Module. Text, Special Issue XX: Beyond the line: contemporary prose poetry. ISSN 1327-9556 (In Press) Item availability may be restricted.
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Loydell, Rupert (2017) A honeycomb of opinion: An interview with Jeanette Leech. Punk & Post-Punk Journal, not yet assigned. ISSN 20441983 (In Press) Item availability may be restricted.
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Loydell, Rupert (2017) For Details See Yesterday: an interview with Luke Kennard. Stride magazine, none. ISSN none

Loydell, Rupert and Marshall, Kingsley (2016) Thinking Inside the Box: Brian Eno, music, movement and light. Journal of Visual Art Practice, 15 (2). ISSN 1470-2029 (Print), 1758-9185 (Online) Item availability may be restricted.
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Loydell, Rupert (2015) Transformation and Engagement: an interview with H.L. Hix. New Writing, 12 (3). ISSN 1943-3107
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Loydell, Rupert (2015) 'Surrealism Is Not Your Friend' + 'Dada Is Not Your Friend'. New Writing, 12 (3). ISSN 1479-0726 Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert (2015) 'The Need for Healing: an interview with Martyn Bates'. Punk & Post-Punk, 3 (3). pp. 257-264. ISSN 20441983 Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert (2015) 'Surrealism Is Not Your Friend' + 'Dada Is Not Your Friend'. New Writing, 12 (2). ISSN 1479-0726

Loydell, Rupert (2015) The Need for Healing: an interview with Martyn Bates. Punk & Post-Punk, 3 (3). pp. 257-264. ISSN 2044-1983 (In Press) Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert (2015) Out of Context: 'Control & Surrender' Revisited and Remixed. Journal of Writing in Creative Practice, 7 (1). pp. 111-119. ISSN 17535190 (In Press)

Loydell, Rupert (2014) Rupert Loydell interviews Andrew Poppy. Punk & Post Punk, 2 (3). ISSN 20441983

Loydell, Rupert (2014) Ambiguous Landscapes. English. The Journal of the English association, 63 (241). pp. 171-172. ISSN 00138215

Loydell, Rupert (2013) Three Poems. New Writing: International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, 10 (3). pp. 267-271. ISSN 19433107 Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert (2011) Broken Circuitry. New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, 9 (1). pp. 96-101. ISSN 14790726 Item not available from this repository.

Book Chapter

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Tract. In: Tract. Recent Work Press, Canberra, Australia. ISBN 9780995353886

Loydell, Rupert (2017) 'Admissable Evidence', in Triptychs. In: Triptychs. Guillemot Press, Cornwall. ISBN None

Marshall, Kingsley and Loydell, Rupert (2016) Eno Remixed: Collaboration & Oblique Strategies. In: Brian Eno: Oblique Music. Bloomsbury, London. ISBN 978-1441155344

Loydell, Rupert and Marshall, Kingsley (2015) Control & Surrender: Eno Remixed: Collaboration and Oblique Strategies. In: Brian Eno: Oblique Music. Continuum, London. ISBN 9781441117458 (In Press) Item not available from this repository.

Conference or Workshop Item

Loydell, Rupert (2016) Dear Mary. In: Great Writing, 1-2 July 2017, Imperial College, London.
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Loydell, Rupert and Banks, Annabel (2016) Answering Back: a dialogue about poetry and pedagogy. In: Great Writing, 18 & 19 June 2016, Imperial College, London.
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Loydell, Rupert (2016) Hepworth Live! In: Hepworth Live!, 9 April 2016, Hepworth Sculpture Garden, Tate St Ives. Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert and Marshall, Kingsley (2014) Thinking Outside the Box: Brian Eno, music, movement and light. In: Music and Moving Image, Steinhardt, New York University. Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert and Marshall, Kingsley (2014) Control & Surrender: Eno Remixed: Collaboration and Oblique Strategies. In: Modular Forms, Roehampton University. Item not available from this repository.

Book

Loydell, Rupert and Cave, Sarah (2017) Impossible Songs. Analogue Flashback, Cornwall. ISBN none Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Dear Mary. Shearsman Books, Bristol. ISBN 9781848615199 (In Press)
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Loydell, Rupert (2016) Warp & Woof. Analogue Flashback, Devoran, Cornwall. ISBN none
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Loydell, Rupert (2016) The Gospel According to Archbishop Makeshift. Analogue Flashback, Devoran, Cornwall. ISBN none Item availability may be restricted.
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Loydell, Rupert (2016) Nerve Damage. Analogue Flashback, Devoran, Cornwall. ISBN none Item availability may be restricted.
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Loydell, Rupert (2016) Love Songs for an Echo. original plus, Bridgend. ISBN 9780993118654 Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert and Thompson, Nathan (2016) First & Last. Red Ceiling, New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire. ISBN none Item availability may be restricted.
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Loydell, Rupert and Ferguson, Mike, eds. (2015) Yesterday's Music Today. The Knives Forks and Spoons Press, Newton-le-Willows. ISBN 9781909443679

Loydell, Rupert (2015) The Return of the Man Who Has Everything. Shearsman, Bristol. ISBN 9781848614192

Loydell, Rupert and Harris, Daniel and Cardew, Theodolite (2014) Esophagus Writ. Knives, Forks & Spoons Press, Newton-le-Willows. ISBN 9781909443471

Loydell, Rupert (2013) Ballads of the Alone. Shearsman, Bristol. ISBN 9781848613102

Loydell, Rupert (2013) Encouraging Signs. Shearsman, Bristol. ISBN 9781848612990

Loydell, Rupert (2013) Leading Edge Control Technology. Knives, Forks and Spoons Press, Newton-le-Willows. ISBN 9781909443129

Loydell, Rupert (2013) Tower of Babel. Like This Press, Manchester. ISBN 9781909506008 Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert, ed. (2011) Smartarse. Knives, Forks & Spoons Press, Newton-le-Willows. ISBN 9781907812507 Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert and Sutton, Paul (2011) Voiceover. The Knives Forks and Spoons Press, Newton-le-Willows. ISBN 9781907812668

Loydell, Rupert (2011) Wildlife. Shearsman, Exeter. ISBN 9781848611528

Loydell, Rupert (2010) The Fantasy Kid. Salt Books, London. ISBN 9781844717941

Loydell, Rupert (2010) From Hepworth's Garden Out. Shearsman, Exeter. ISBN 9781848611245

Loydell, Rupert and Gillies, Peter (2010) A Music Box of Snakes. Knives, Forks & Spoons Press, Newton-le-Willows. ISBN 9781907812255

Loydell, Rupert and Gillies, Peter (2010) Without. self-published, Devoran. ISBN none Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert (2009) Boombox. Shearsman, Exeter. ISBN 9781848610583

Loydell, Rupert (2009) Lost in the Slipstream. Original Plus, Maryport, Cumbria. ISBN 97809562433

Loydell, Rupert, ed. (2009) Troubles Swapped for Something Fresh. Salt Books, Cambridge/London. ISBN 9781844714711

Loydell, Rupert (2008) An Experiment in Navigation. Shearsman, Exeter. ISBN 9781905700943

Artwork

Loydell, Rupert (2017) [from] April Diptychs. [Artwork]

Exhibition

Loydell, Rupert (2016) Rockface. [Exhibition] (Unpublished)
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Loydell, Rupert (2014) Tower of Babel. [Exhibition]
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Media

Inagawa, Yutaka (2017) Floating Urban Slime/Sublime. [Media]

Review

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Pilgrims, Nightwalkers and Witnesses. International Times, none. ISSN none

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Earthbound: David Bowie and the Man Who Fell to Earth. International Times, none. ISSN none

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Looking and Waiting. International Times, none. ISSN none

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Noise Reduction System. International times, None.. ISSN None

Loydell, Rupert (2017) The Music of the Future. International times, None.. ISSN None

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Methinks Thou Dost Protest Too Much. International times, None.. ISSN None

Loydell, Rupert (2017) A Kind of Hope. Stride magazine, None. ISSN None

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Attention. Beyond Mindfulness. International times, None. ISSN None

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Just for the Record. International times, None. ISSN None

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Questionings, Imaginings & Rememberings. Stride magazine, None. ISSN None

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Best Before. Stride magazine, None. ISSN None

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Direct and Precise. International times, none. ISSN None

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Treasure Trove. Stride magazine, None. ISSN none

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Getting to Grips with Larry Eigner. Stride magazine, none. ISSN None

Loydell, Rupert (2016) It is as though the process has got stuck. International Times, n/a. ISSN none
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Loydell, Rupert (2016) Monsster Mash. Stride magazine, no volume. ISSN no issn

Loydell, Rupert (2016) John Hoyland: Power Stations (Paintings 1964-1982). Third Way, Jan/Feb 2016. ISSN 0309-3492

Loydell, Rupert (2015) Images Moving Out Into Space. Third Way, 39 (7). p. 45. ISSN 03093492 Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert (2015) Future Days, Krautrock and the Building of Modern Germany. Punk & Post-Punk, 3 (2). pp. 83-84. ISSN 20441983 (In Press) Item not available from this repository.

Loydell, Rupert (2014) On the Periphery: David Sylvian - a Biography. Punk & Post Punk, 3 (3). ISSN 20441983

Loydell, Rupert (2014) Brian Eno. Visual Music. Third Way, Jan/Feb 2014. ISSN 0309-3492
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Other

Loydell, Rupert (2017) Francis Bacon poetry reading. UNSPECIFIED.
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Loydell, Rupert and Martindale, Kym (2015) Poems by W.S. Graham. UNSPECIFIED.

Events

YearDescription
2014

Co-presented Thinking Outside the Box paper (with Kingsley Marshall) at Music & the Moving Image conference, NYU Steinhardt, New York.

2014

Co-presented Control & Surrender paper (with Kingsley Marshall) at Modular Forms conference, Roehampton University.

2014

Tower of Babel painting exhibition, Truro Cathedral

2013

Spinal Chords painting exhibition, Jam Records, Falmouth

2012

Organised and hosted English Department Science Fiction Day, Tremough Campus, Cornwall

2012

Fragmentary Evidence painting exhibition, Jam Records, Falmouth

2011

Speaker at Daphne Du Maurier Festival, Cornwall

2011

8 + 3 painting exhibition, Jam Records, Falmouth

2010

Curated and organised Explanations of Signs collaborative Art exhibition, Design Centre Tremough Campus. Edited and published catalogue.

2008

Guest Lecturer, PGCHE, University College Falmouth

2008

Exhibited four paintings in UCF staff show, The Poly, Falmouth

2007

Stations of the Cross exhibition, Truro Cathedral.
[South West Arts funded catalogue and previous touring show: Gloucester, Exeter, and five venues in USA]

2007

Stations of the Cross exhibition, Devoran Parish Church
[South West Arts funded catalogue and previous touring show: Gloucester, Exeter, and five venues in USA]

2007

Visual poem exhibited in Public Pages, exhibition for University Plymouth conference 'Public Language'. Also used for conference brochure design.

2007

Drawings included in one day exhibition/environment, Design Centre foyer, Tremough Campus, November (curated by Gareth Davies).

Teaching

Areas of teaching

English
Creative Writing
painting
academic writing

Courses taught

BA(Hons) Creative Writing
BA(Hons) English
BA(Hons) English with Creative Writing
BA(Hons) Journalism and Creative Writing
MFA

Policy engagement within Cornwall

Advisory Board, The Story Republic [KEAP]

Professional engagement