Kate McLoughlin is a Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Harris Manchester College. Funded by a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship, she is currently writing a literary history of silence, from the ninth to the twenty-first century. She is also editing an anthology of poetry relating to silence, Silence Please, for Bodleian Publishing. In 2017, she held a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship exploring silence and poetry at the Oxford Quaker Meeting.
Her publications include Veteran Poetics (2018), Authoring War (2011) and Martha Gellhorn: The War Writer in the Field and in the Text (2007); The Cambridge Companion to War Writing (2009), The Modernist Party (2013) and British Literature in Transition: 1960-1980 – Flower Power (2019) (as editor); and Tove Jansson Rediscovered (2007), Memory, Mourning, Landscape (2010), Writing War, Writing Lives (2016), The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity (2018) and On Commemoration: Global Reflections Upon Remembering War (2020) (as co-editor).