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Publications for Michael Wilson

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Ito-Jaeger, S, Vallejos, EP, Curran, T, Spors, V, Long, Y, Liguori, A, Warwick, M, Wilson, M, Crawford, P (2021) Digital video interventions and mental health literacy among young people: a scoping review, Journal of Mental Health, ISSN: 0963-8237. DOI: 10.1080/09638237.2021.1922642.

Wilson, M (2021) Review of Liars, Damn Liars & Storytellers by Joseph Sobol, Storytelling, Self, Society, ISSN: 1550-5340.

Wilson, M (2021) Crime fiction and the Grand-Guignol: natural bedfellows?, CADS, 85, pp.11-15, ISSN: 0965-6561.

Liguori, A, McEwen, L, Blake, J, Wilson, M (2021) Towards ‘Creative Participatory Science’: Exploring future scenarios through specialist drought science and community storytelling, Frontiers in Environmental Science, 8, 589856, ISSN: 2296-665X. DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2020.589856.

Wilson, M (2020) Michael Gilbert, Playwright, Crime and Detective Stories (CADS), (84), pp.17-20, ISSN: 0965-6561.

McCall, B, Shallcross, L, Wilson, M, Fuller, C, Hayward, A (2019) Storytelling as a research tool and intervention around public health perceptions and behaviour: A protocol for a systematic narrative review, BMJ Open, 9(12), DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030597.

Wilson, M (2019) A succession of dialogues: François-Marie Luzel and his contribution to the Breton folktale, Book 2.0, 9(1-2), pp.121-129, ISSN: 2042-8022. DOI: 10.1386/btwo_00011_1.

Wilson, M (2019) Jannic aux deux sous: Tuppenny Jack, Book 2.0, 9(1-2), pp.131-142, ISSN: 2042-8022. DOI: 10.1386/btwo_00012_7.

Mahoney, J, Moignan, EL, Long, K, Wilson, M, Barnett, J, Vines, J, Lawson, S (2019) Feeling alone among 317 million others: Disclosures of loneliness on Twitter, Computers in Human Behavior, 98, pp.20-30, ISSN: 0747-5632. DOI: 10.1016/j.chb.2019.03.024.

Vasileiou, K, Barnett, J, Barreto, M, Vines, J, Atkinson, M, Long, K, Bakewell, L, Lawson, S, Wilson, M (2018) Coping with loneliness at University: A qualitative interview study with students in the UK, Mental Health and Prevention, 13, pp.21-30, ISSN: 2212-6570. DOI: 10.1016/j.mhp.2018.11.002.

Reid-Walsh, J, Ue, T, Wilson, M, Levy, M (2018) Book reviews, Book 2.0, 8(1), pp.149-161, ISSN: 2042-8022. DOI: 10.1386/btwo.8.1-2.149_5.

Wilson, M (2018) Some thoughts on storytelling, science and dealing with a post-truth world, Storytelling, Self, Society, 12(1), ISSN: 1550-5340. DOI: 10.13110/storselfsoci.13.1.0120.

Vasileiou, K, Barnett, J, Barreto, M, Atkinson, M, Vines, J, Wilson, M, Lawson, S (2017) Experiencing and Articulating Situational Loneliness: A Qualitative Study With Three Case Communities in the UK, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUALITATIVE METHODS, 16(1), ISSN: 1609-4069.

Wilson, M (2017) Luzel’s ghosts: The unfinished business of translating folktales for performance, Book 2.0, 7(2), pp.159-168, ISSN: 2042-8022. DOI: 10.1386/btwo.7.2.159_1.

Wilson, M (2017) The miller and his seigneur, Book 2.0, 7(2), pp.203-208, ISSN: 2042-8022. DOI: 10.1386/btwo.7.2.203_7.

Vasileiou, K, Barnett, J, Barreto, M, Vines, J, Atkinson, M, Lawson, S, Wilson, M (2017) Experiences of loneliness associated with being an informal caregiver: A qualitative investigation, Frontiers in Psychology, 8(APR), ISSN: 1664-1078. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00585.

Wilson, M (2014) "Another fine mess": the condition of storytelling in the digital age, Narrative Culture, 1(2), pp.125-144, ISSN: 2169-0235. DOI: 10.13110/narrcult.1.2.0125.

Hand, RJ and Wilson, M (2012) Transatlantic terror! French horror theater and American pre-code comics, JOURNAL OF POPULAR CULTURE, 45(2), pp.301-319, ISSN: 0022-3840. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-5931.2012.00926.x.

Wilson, M (2008) Tale-enders: Gathering the Oral Narrative Heritage of Welsh Cricket, International Journal of the Inclusive Museum, 1(3), pp.83-90, ISSN: 1835-2014.

Wilson, M and Double, O (2008) “I am a Poor, Skinny Man”: Persona and physicality in the work of Karl Valentin, Studies in Theatre and Performance, 28(3), pp.213-221, ISSN: 1468-2761.

Wilson, M and Double, O (2007) Karl Valentin’s “Father and Son Discuss the War”, Studies in Theatre and Performance, 27(1), pp.5-11, ISSN: 1468-2761.

Wilson, M and Double, O (2004) Karl Valentin’s Illogical Subversion: Stand-up Comedy and Alienation Effect, NTQ: New Theatre Quarterly, 20(3), pp.203-215, ISSN: 1474-0613.

Wilson, M (2004) Roedd y Stori yn Ddigon ynddi’i Hun”: Portread o Michael Harvey, Storïwr, Cyfrwng: Media Wales Journal, 1, pp.91-108, ISSN: 1742-9234.

Wilson, M (2004) Storytelling with Older Children: A Reflection on Practice, Teaching and Learning (Canada), 2(1), pp.20-21.

Wilson, M (2003) Revisiting Brecht: Preparing Galileo for Production, Studies in Theatre and Performance, 22(3), pp.145-157, ISSN: 1468-2761.

Wilson, M and Hand, RJ (2000) The Grand-Guignol: Aspects of Theory and Practice, Theatre Research International, 25(3), pp.266-275, ISSN: 1474-0672.

Wilson, M (1999) The Point of Horror, Children’s Literature in Education, 31(1), pp.1-9.

Wilson, M (1998) Legend and Life, Folklore, 109, pp.89-95, ISSN: 1406-0949.

Wilson, M (1997) Teenage Tales, Children’s Literature in Education, 28(3), pp.151-162.


Liguori, A, McEwen, L, Wilson, M (Accepted for publication) Co-designing an online ‘Utility Tool’ to bridge science and community knowledge through storytelling [Abstract]. In MeCCSA 2020: Media Interactions and Environments, Brighton.

Liguori, A, Wilson, M, McEwen, L, Roberts, L (2019) Learning around ‘storying water’ to build an evidence base to support better decision-making in UK drought risk management. In About Drought. Drought and Water Scarcity: addressing current and future challenges, University of Oxford.

Bakewell, L, Vasileiou, K, Long, K, Atkinson, M, Rice, H, Barreto, M, Barnett, J, Wilson, M, Lawson, S, Vines, J (2018) Everything we do, everything we press: Data-driven remote performance management in a mobile workplace. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings,, ISBN: 9781450356206. DOI: 10.1145/3173574.3173945.

Vasileiou, K, Barnett, J, Barreto, M, Atkinson, M, Vines, J, Wilson, M, Lawson, S (2017) Experiencing and Articulating Situational Loneliness: A Qualitative Study With Three Case Communities in the UK. In , INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF QUALITATIVE METHODS, pp.42-42.

Long, K, Bakewell, L, McNaney, RC, Vasileiou, K, Atkinson, M, Barreto, M, Barnett, J, Wilson, M, Lawson, S, Vines, J (2017) Connecting those that care: Designing for transitioning, talking, belonging and escaping. In , Denver, CO, USA, pp.1339-1351, ISBN: 9781450346559. DOI: 10.1145/3025453.3025715.

Wilson, M (2014) "Johnny I Want My Liver Back”: revisiting a teenage folktale in the digital age. In , Lisbon.

Wilson, M and Lewis, K (2013) Discussing the weather: digital stories, communities and the climate change conversation. In , RMIT, Melbourne, Australia.


Hand, RJ and Wilson, M (2016) Performing Grand-Guignol: Playing the Theatre of Horror, University of Exeter Press, ISBN: 9780859899956.

Wilson, M and Hand, RJ (2007) London’s Grand-Guignol and the Theatre of Horror, University of Exeter Press.

Wilson, M (2005) Storytelling and Theatre Contemporary Professional Storytellers and Their Art, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN: 9780230203099.

Wilson, M and Hand, RJ (2002) Grand-Guignol: The French Theatre of Horror, Universityof Exeter Press.

Wilson, M (1997) Performance and practice oral narrative traditions among teenagers in Britain and Ireland, Ashgate Publishing.


Bleakley, A, Wilson, M, Allard, J (2020) Storytelling. In The Routledge Companion to Health Humanities, pp.397-401, ISBN: 9781138579903.

Wilson, M, Allard, J, Bleakley, A (2019) Doctors need safe confessional and cathartic spaces. What we learned from the research project: ‘People Talking: Digital Dialogues for Mutual Recovery. In Bleakley, A (ed) The Routledge Handbook of Medical Humanities, Routledge, pp.Not yet Known-Not yet Known.

Allard, J, Wilson, M, Bleakley, A (2019) Doctors need safe confessional and cathartic spaces: What we learned from the research project ‘people talking: Digital dialogues for mutual recovery’. In Routledge Handbook of the Medical Humanities, pp.410-418, ISBN: 9780815374619. DOI: 10.4324/9781351241779-41.

Bakewell, L, Liguori, A, Wilson, M (2018) From Gallura to the Fens: Communities Performing Stories of Water. In Roberts, L and Phillips, K (ed) Water, Creativity and Meaning: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Human Water Relationships, Routledge, pp.Not yet known-Not yet known, ISBN: 978-1-138-087668.

Wilson, M (2017) It's 1922 and at the Munich Kammerspiele Karl Valentin performs Der Christbaumbrettl at Die rote Zibebe. In Double, O, Ainsworth, A, Peacock, L (ed) Popular Performance, Methuen, pp.75-96, ISBN: 9781474247344.

Wilson, M (2014) Le Texte Vivant: le traducteur, le conteur et les contes populaires de François-Marie Luzel. In Vété-Congolo, H (ed) Le conte D’Hier, Aujourd’hui: Oralité at modernité,, L'Harmattan, pp.Not Known-Not Known.

Wilson, M and Fyfe, H (2014) A Public Voice: Access, Digital Story and Interactive Narrative. In Popple, S and Thornham, H (ed) Content Cultures: Transformations of User Generated Content in Public Service Broadcasting, IB Tauris, pp.113-130.

Wilson, M (2010) Passing Through the Chink in Snout’s Wall: Daniel Morden and The Devil’s Violin. In Borowski, M and Sugiera, M (ed) Worlds in Words: Storytelling in Contemporary Theatre and Playwriting, Cambridge Scholars Press, pp.192-210.

Wilson, M (2009) "It’s beyond Candide – it’s Švejk” – Wise Foolery in the Work of Jack Lynch, Storyteller. In Brady, S and Walsh, F (ed) Crossroads: Performance Studies and Irish Culture, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.45-57.

Wilson, M and Double, O (2006) Brecht and Cabaret. In The Cambridge Companion to Brecht, Cambridge University Press, pp.40-61, ISBN: 9781139827737.


Liguori, A and Wilson, M (2016) Developing modes of storytelling for public engagement in environmental policy [CONTEXTUAL PDF], Ramsey Rural Museum, Cambridgeshire; Peterborough Museum; BabaDogo, Nairobi, Kenya, 07-06-2016 to 21-09-2019.


Wilson, M, Fyfe, H, Rose, M, Meadows, D, Pratt, S (2009) A Public Voice: Access, Digital Story and Interactive Narrative, AHRC/BBC.


Liguori, A, Wilson, M, Kraus, S (2016) ‘The Reasons’ in the Fens: Stories, dialogues and songs from a utopian practice of conflict resolution, London.

Liguori, A, Wilson, M, Corner, A (2016) ‘My true UK drought risk story’: The role of storytelling to understand (mis)conceptions and beliefs that drive behaviours, Brighton.

Liguori, A, Kraus, S, Wilson, M, Bakewell, L (Accepted for publication) From Personal To Collective: Singing Water Stories In the UK. Exploring Environmental Narratives Through Digital Storytelling and Songwriting in DRY Project, Chester, DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.22783.71844.


Wilson, M and Liguori, A (Accepted for publication) There is Something in the Water.

Wilson, M and Liguori, A (Accepted for publication) Think Water.

Wilson, M, Liguori, A, Kraus, S (Accepted for publication) From Personal to Collective.

Wilson, M, Liguori, A, Warwick, M (Accepted for publication) My Mark: My City.

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