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Welcome to Will Buckingham.com. I am a novelist, philosopher based — when not elsewhere in the world — in Leicester, UK. I write creative non-fiction, fiction, philosophy and for children.

I have previously been Reader in Writing and Creativity in the school of humanities at De Montfort University and a visiting scholar in the College of Literature and Journalism Sichuan University. Currently I am over in Yangon where I am visiting professor in humanities and global cultures at the new Parami Institute.

Next up in terms of publication is my children’s novel about relativity, space dogs, time dilation and friendship, called Lucy and the Rocket Dog, due to be published by Knopf in August 2017. There’s a complete list of my book publications on my writing page.

I have a strong interest in comparative and cross-cultural approaches to philosophy. You can find out more on my research pages.

I also have a blog here on this site, where I tend to post updates about my writing. For longer, more considered blog posts, I can occasionally be found on my WaywardPhilosophy.com blog.

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    I write fiction, children's books and philosophy. Click the link below to find out more about my writing. Writing

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    Click the link below to find out about the kinds of things that I am interested in. Research

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    Get in touch

    Click the link before to drop me an email. Contact me


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