Elizabeth Amisu

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Meet Elizabeth
Elizabeth Amisu, author of The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife, holds an MA in Early Modern English Literature from King’s College London, in conjunction with the British Library. She completed her teacher training at the University College London Institute of Education and has seven years’ experience teaching Creative Writing, English Literature, English Language, and Film Studies. She received a First Class BA (Drama, Film, and Creative Writing) from Bucks New University and was the recipient of the award for Highest Overall Mark in the Faculty of Creativity and Culture (2008). She is co-founder and editor of The Journal of Michael Jackson Academic Studies online. Learn more here.


Praise for Elizabethimg_6144Joseph Vogel, author of Man in the Music: The Creative Life and Work of Michael Jackson, called Elizabeth’s work, ‘intelligent and illuminating’ and ‘passionate, keen, often daring’.
headshotAbbie Maguire of The Huffington Post: ‘caught somewhere between Dickens and Graham Greene is the eloquent yet sharp language style of Amisu, and it’s a flair that bleeds into her character development… nothing short of a modern masterpiece.”
karin-e1449753806962Karin Merx, illustrator and academic: ‘I have seen this book grow from a first published essay on the internet to what it is now, an indispensable source for all who wish to know about Michael Jackson’s art’.



Upcoming Events

Dangerous Philosophies Michael Jackson Book CoverElizabeth’s academic textbook on Michael Jackson, The Dangerous Philosophies of Michael Jackson: His Music, His Persona, and His Artistic Afterlife will be published internationally on 30th September 2016. This essential companion to Michael Jackson’s music, films, and books, this work offers 21 original, academic essays on all things Jackson—from film, music, and dance to fashion, culture, and literature. Watch the trailer and find out more here.


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