Staff Profile: Michael Watson
Michael comes to us from Glenalmond College in Scotland where he ran the English Department for eight years.
Michael is a keen scholar of Shakespeare and Chaucer as well as American authors and female writers. His favourite poets would include Emily Dickinson, Robert Lowell and Carol Ann Duffy while his preferred novelists span from Thomas Hardy to Ian McEwan but he also has a deep love of The Canterbury Tales. As a military history fanatic, Michael revels in the teaching of literature of the Great War and has visited the battlefields on France and Belgium on many occasions.