Lecturer, BA(Hons) Creative Writing

Rupert Wallis is a YA and children’s author. He has published two novels with Simon & Schuster, The Dark Inside followed by All Sorts of Possible. His debut novel was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award in the UK and the Andersen Prize in Italy and is now being developed into a film. His third novel, The Boy with One Name, will be published by Simon & Schuster in 2017. Rupert lectures at Falmouth University on postgraduate and undergraduate writing modules, and also works as an online mentor with developing novelists.

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Year Qualification Awarding body
1993 BA (Hons) Theology Cambridge
2001 MFA Screenwriting and Writing for Television University of Southern California

Research Outputs

Publications and research outputs

  • Wallis, Rupert

    (2015), The Author At Foyles, In: Foyles, Foyles, UK, ISSN: N/A
  • Wallis, Rupert

    (2014), Why Death is so Important in YA Fiction, In: The Guardian, Guardian Media Group, London, ISSN: N/A


Areas of teaching

  • Creative Writing
  • dissertation supervision

Courses taught

  • BA(Hons) Creative Writing