School of English


(BA, Sussex; MA, UEA)

David Flusfeder is the Director of the Centre for Creative Writing


David Flusfeder is the author of seven novels. He has also written short stories for magazines and anthologies, film scripts, and the libretto for an opera. His work incorporates different styles and genres and registers, but recurring themes are identity, freedom, and the inescapability of comedy.

He has contributed reviews and features to many magazines and newspapers, including the New Statesman, Guardian, Independent. He has been a television critic for The Times and a poker columnist for the Sunday Telegraph.

Contact Information


Office: NC 43

School of English

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Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Flusfeder, D. (2014). John the Pupil. London: 4th Estate.
Flusfeder, D. (2010). A Film by Spencer Ludwig. London: 4th Estate.
Flusfeder, D. (2007). The Pagan House. 4th Estate.
Edited book
Flusfeder, D. ed. (2012). The Rules of Poker. IFP.
Book section
Flusfeder, D. (2017). Heads Up. in: Holden, A. and Galustian, N. eds. He Played For His Wife. London, UK: Simon & Schuster, pp. 117-135. Available at:
Flusfeder, D. (2013). Lust. in: Porter, R. ed. The Seven Deadly Sins. Union Books, pp. 141-168.
Flusfeder, D. (2017). Vinyl Road Trip. Granta [Online] 138:28-57. Available at:
Flusfeder, D. (2011). The Shy Husband. The Jewish Quarterly 58:28-30.
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Research Interests

David is interested in supervising innovative novels and works of narrative non-fiction. He currently supervises or co-supervises six PhD students. back to top


School of English, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NX

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Last Updated: 11/04/2017