Amy Christmas

Associate Professor

Amy Christmas gained her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from the University of Leeds in the UK. Since 2014, she has held positions in Literature programs in China, Qatar, and now Armenia, where she has taught courses in literature studies, writing and creative practice. She has also held visiting lecturer positions in Ireland, Poland, and Austria. Her academic research has explored the intersection of narrative and technologically-mediated identities, with a particular focus on the construction of self in surveillance environments. She also writes poetry, is a 2022 finalist for the Poetry International Prize, and is preparing for the release of her first full-length collection in early 2023.

Higher education

  • 2014, PhD Literature, University of Leeds
  • 2008, BA (Hons) English Literature, University of Leeds

Courses taught:

  • EC121 English Literature Survey
  • Ec247 Creative Writing: Poetry


  • Redactions, forthcoming January 2023, Stairwell Books.
  • “Quantities over Qualities: Metric and Narrative Identities in Dataveillant Art Practice”, in Screen Bodies, Vol. 7, Issue 2, Winter 2022.
  • “Ephialtes”, in Fauxmoir, July 2022.
  • “Sea Serpent”, in The Closed Eye Open, June 2022.
  • “A Better Sort of Princess”; “Changeling”; “Foil”, in Assisi, December 2021.
  • Steel-Tipped Snowflakes (with Becca Miles and Izzy Jones), September 2020, Stairwell Books. [One poem from this collection nominated for a Pushcart Prize].
  • “Shearling”, in 805Lit, March 2019. [Nominated for Best of the Net and Best Small Fiction Awards 2020].
  • “Dis/connection Across the Digital Divide: Self(ish) Narratives in LOL and Catfish”, in New Cinemas, Vol. 13, Issue 2, Fall 2017.
  • “Equality and Erasure: Responses to Subject Negation in the Art of Jill Magid”, in Spaces of Surveillance (eds. Susan Flynn and Antonia Mackay), Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.


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Phone: +37460 61 2582

Office location: PAB 137W

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