‘Darwin’s Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists’ is the new book by UEA Professor of Literature and Creative Writing Rebecca Stott and is published by Bloomsbury this week. Rebecca (pictured) is the author of a number of academic books on Victorian literature and culture, and more recently, several books on the history of science, including ‘Darwin and the Barnacle’ (2003), ‘Theatres of Glass: The Woman who Brought the Sea to the City’ (2003), and ‘Oyster’ (2004). ‘Ghostwalk’, her first novel, was published by Weidenfeld and Nicholson in 2007. Her second novel, ‘The Coral Thief’, was published in 2009. She co-convenes the PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA and teaches the ‘Novel History’ module on the Creative Writing MA.