S. Flannagan

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Berlin, Germany
Literature, Culture, Music, Travel
  • A freelance writer and early-career researcher currently focusing on avant-garde literature, experimental music, and weird culture.
  • Previously had six years' experience as a copywriter in the Berlin start-up scene, writing about food, travel, and tech.
  • Graduated in 2020 with a first-class Master's Degree in English Literature, Language, and Culture, with a thesis focused on Irish modernism. Continues to work as an early career researcher studying metafiction and post-punk aesthetics.


After gaining a B.A. in the U.K. and contributing writing to a number of small music magazines, S. Flannagan relocated to Germany, where he crafted copy for food and travel start-ups in Berlin. He also returned to academia in the city, continuing to work as a copywriter while studying. He has presented academic research as a number of conferences around Europe focusing on Irish metafiction and the parallels between post-punk aesthetics and those of literary modernism, with publications forthcoming in 2021 and 2022. He also writes about the local Berlin music scene, and has written for Grunge since 2020.


Holds a B.A. in English Language & Literature and an M.A. in English Literature, Language & Culture, with experience of examining popular music through the lens of literary criticism.
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