Dr Lucy Windridge-Floris

Position:Lecturer in Creative Writing
School: Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy
E- mail: lwindridge@cardiffmet.ac.uk 
Room No:B0.18




Arts and Humanities Research Group (AHRG)




National Association of Writers in Education

European Association of Creative Writing Programmes

Lapidus International

Association of Writers and Writing Programmes


Research Interests

Contemporary Fiction


Creative Writing as a Research Method

Therapeutic Writing

Critical Autoethnography


Current research

A Pedagogical Study of What we Mean by the Phrase 'Individual Creative Writing Voice'

Veiled Confessions:  Islamophobia, A Duo Critical Autoethnographic Study

Conference Papers

Within the Folds:  How Biomedical Science is Re-defining Concepts of Parenting and Parenthood. Department of Social Sciences, Cardiff University

Found Voices: A Pedagogical Study of What We Mean by the Phrase 'Individual Creative Writing Voice'. EACWP Barcelona.


I joined Cardiff Metropolitan University as a Lecturer in 2013.

My PhD in Creative Writing and Critical practice included research into feminism, surrogacy, post-humanism, medical humanities and the wounded researcher. I am currently completing a duo autoethnographic study for my dissertation as part of the MSc in Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes at the Metanoia Institute (training programmes in humanistic and integrative counselling and psychotherapy). I also have an MA in English Literature and Creative Writing, hold a post graduate Diploma in Dramatherapy and a certificate in Trauma Reduction counselling.  I have worked as a Therapist in the NHS, Social Services and privately in mental health, secondary treatment and in schools. My first degree was in English and Drama. 

I am a Peer Reviewer for NAWE's journal Writing in Practice


Writing for Wellbeing with Cardiff Metropolitan Student Services

I co-led Writing Between the Lines:  A Symposium exploring Creative Writing as a Research Method (https://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/education/enterprise/conferences/Pages/Writing-Between-The-Lines.aspx)

 and was involved in organising Creative Bridges 21