About OLD

I am a writer and researcher working across the critical-creative divide. I produce innovative works of academic scholarship and experimental literary texts in both prose and verse.


You can discover more about my areas of reserach specialism and scholarly work here.


You can read more about my creative writing in all its forms here.


To learn more about how I have unsettled the supposed line between the critical and the creative, click here.

James Holden - Library

You can find out more about my ongoing research projects and get the lastest information regarding my publications, readings and other literary activity by following me on Twitter and by reading my blog. You can also access a list of my complete publications here.




You can commission me to write an article or feature for your magazine or journal, and can invite me to give a reading of my work by completing the form here.


You can also use the Contact form to request that I review your art exhibition or event.