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Kim Salmons

I am a senior lecturer in Humanities at St Mary's University, Twickenham and have published two books on food: Food in the Novels of Joseph Conrad: Eating as Narrative; and Food in the Novels of Thomas Hardy: Production and Consumption. I hold a PhD on food in modern literature and have presented and published widely on food in literature.

Special subjects

Cannibalism Politics of Food Food and Society

Languages spoken


Regular work

Programme Director and Senior Lecturer at St Mary's University, Twickenham

Advisory boards / Awards

I am the Book Review Editor for Joseph Conrad Today, and the Conference Secretary for the Joseph Conrad Society (UK). Winner of the Juliette McGlaughlin Essay Prize for 'Anarchic Appetites: Vegetarianism and Meat Eating in Joseph Conrad's The Secret Agent'.