Joe Darlington completed his PhD on 1960s British experimental novelists in 2014 with the help of a Harry Ransom Centre Fellowship. That research has subsequently appeared in Textual Practice, The Journal of Modern Literature, Comedy Studies and Cambridge Quarterly, among other places. He is programme leader for BA(Hons) Digital Animation and Illustration at Futureworks Media School in Manchester, a regular contributor to Animation Studies 2.0, is co-editor of BSJ: The B.S. Johnson Journal, and you can find his creative writing work online at www.josefadarlington.co.uk. A new collection of his short stories will be available in hardback, summer 2016, entitled Avon Murray.