Alev Adil is Artist in Residence, Principal Lecturer and Programme Leader for MA Creative Writing at the University of Greenwich. Alev’s research into the poetics of exile and the expression of political and private memory uses digital technology to develop forms of ‘Expanded Writing’ that take literature off the page into shared digital and live performative spaces. Her academic publications include research into transnational literatures and literature in translation. She has reviewed for The Independent, The Times Literary Supplement, the Guardian, and Agenda and Modern Poetry in Translation. She is a contributing editor to Critical Muslim and a patron of Exiled Writers Ink. Her poetry has been translated into Albanian, Azeri, Greek, Lithuanian, Romanian and Turkish. Alev also curates www.memorymap.org.uk an online digital memory project and exhibition space for film, photography, writing and music.