BiographyWill Buckingham is a writer, philosopher and lecturer based in Leicester in the UK. He has been Associate Professor (Reader) in Writing and Creativity at De Montfort University, Visiting Professor at the Parami Institute, Yangon, and Visiting Associate Professor in the College of Literature and Journalism at Sichuan University.
Will writes both popular and academic philosophy, fiction for adults and children, and also creative non-fiction. He has experience of running philosophy and creative writing workshops everywhere from China to Bulgaria to the UK, in a wide variety of contexts, including hospitals, schools, art colleges and museums.
He is currently freelance, and can often be found elsewhere in the world, pursuing various projects.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Philosophy (in particular comparative, Chinese and Continental).
Creative writing (with a focus on children, non-fiction writing, and pedagogy).
Museum Studies (by association).
Museums, literature, philosophy, classical guitar and jazz piano.