Maggie Humm



Maggie Humm is an Emeritus Professor of Cultural Studies at the University of East London.


Edinburgh University Press

My debut novel Talland House (formerly Who Killed Mrs Ramsay?) was shortlisted for the Fresher Writing Prize 2017 and the Impress Prize 2017. Agent Anne Williams, Kate Hordern Agency.
Academic books include Border Traffic, The Dictionary of Feminist Theory (the first edition of which was named 'outstanding academic book of 1990' by Choice), the best-selling Modern Feminisms, Feminism and Film, Modernist Women and Visual Cultures: Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Photography and Cinema, Edinburgh University Press, 2002 and Rutgers University Press, 2003, Snapshots of Bloomsbury: the Private Lives of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, Rutgers University Press and the Tate, 2006, and editor of The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and the Arts, Edinburgh University Press, 2010. Radical Space (co-ed.) D. Shaw 2016. I was an editor of the Routledge Encyclopaedia of Women and have been a Distinguished Visiting Scholar and Professor at many universities including Massachusetts, San Diego State, Stanford, Rutgers, Queen's Belfast, and Karachi.

I gave the Annual Virginia Woolf Birthday Lecture in 2002 and keynote and plenary papers in Brazil, Bulgaria, Egypt, Holland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, the US and elsewhere. 

Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell's photographs are described on YouTube: