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Martin Shaw

Programme Coordinator and Lecturer - MA Myth and Ecology

Dr Martin Shaw is programme co-ordinator for the Schumacher MA in Myth and Ecology (with Dr. Carla Stang). Director of the West Country school of myth he has also devised and lead the Oral Tradition course at Stanford University in the U.S. Author of the award winning Mythteller trilogy (A Branch From The Lightning Tree, Snowy Tower and Scatterlings: Getting Claimed in the Age of Amnesia), his translations of Celtic folklore and poetry (with Tony Hoagland) have been published in Poetry International, The Mississippi Review, Poetry Magazine, Orion, and The Kenyon Review. His book of Lorca translations (with Stephan Harding), "Courting the Dawn: Poems of Lorca" is due out in 2018 with White Cloud Press.