BiographyOliver Harris was born in north London in 1978. He has a degree in English Literature and an MA in Shakespeare Studies from UCL, and an MA in creative writing from UEA. He has worked in clothing warehouses, PR companies and as a TV and film extra. More recently he assisted with research in the Imperial War Museum archives, and continues to act as a reviewer for the Times Literary Supplement.
Oliver completed a PhD on antiquity in the work of Jacques Lacan at Birkbeck’s London Consortium, and has presented papers on obscenity at the Hayward and on conspiracy theories at Ghent’s Vooruit Arts Centre. He has published three novels featuring London detective Nick Belsey.
Literature, art, aesthetics, philosophy, psychoanalysis, politics.