Chris Rose holds a PhD in Critical and Creative Writing from Edge Hill University. He has an extensive list of publications, which range from fiction (his most recent novel, Who’s Who When Everyone Is Someone Else came out in the US and UK in April 2018; one of his short stories is featured in the anthology Best British Stories 2018) to critical theory (in The Short Story in Theory and Practice) to ELT (various readers and articles for Macmillan Education.)  He has given several international conference presentations (most recently at the International Conference on the Short Story at the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa.)

He has been a Teaching Fellow and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, is an Associate Trainer at NILE and has worked as a writer, teacher, teacher trainer, translator and materials writer for over twenty years. For a long time he worked for the British Council in Italy, where he was responsible for integrating arts and education work. Since then, he has also worked in India, Germany, Syria, Morocco, Lebanon and Russia, as well as extensively in the UK.


  • ELT Readers Who Is it? (Areal Editores, Porto, 2012)

  • The Prince and the Pauper (Macmillan, 2012)

  • Norse Myths (Macmillan, 2014)

  • The Bottle Imp (Macmillan, forthcoming)

Conference Presentations

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