Jordan, S., (2018). ‘Digital Storytelling and Performative Memory: New Approaches to the Literary Geography of the Postcolonial City’ in Memory and Postcolonial Studies: Synergies and New Directions across Literatures from Europe, Africa and the Americas. Bern, Oxford: Peter Lang. (In Press.)

Jordan, S. (2018) ‘Making Manhattan: Urban Hieroglyphics, Patternings and Tattoos in Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Tell-Tale Heart’ (1843) and Herman Melville’s Moby Dick (1851)’ in Cox, K. and Watson, K. (eds.) Tattoos in Crime and Detective Narratives: Marking and Re-marking, Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Jordan, S. (2016). ‘Man Booker Shortlist Announced – with some surprises’. The Conversation. 13th September. [Online]. Available at Accessed 14th September 2016.

Jordan, S. (2016) ‘Street Hauntings: Digital Storytelling in Twenty-First Century Leisure Cultures’ in McGillivray, D., Carnicelli, S., and  McPherson, G. (eds.) Digital Leisure Cultures. London: Routledge.

Jordan, S. (2016) ‘Hacking the streets: “Smart” writing in the smart city’. First Monday. January, 21 (1-4). Available at:  (doi:10.5210/fm.v21i1.5529)

Jordan, S. (2015) ‘Show’ [Short Story]. Improving Dementia Education and Awareness. [Online]. Available at

Jordan, S. (2015). ‘Review: A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James’. The Conversation. 7th October. [Online]. Available at Accessed 15th October 2015.

Jordan, S. (2015) ‘No Place Like Home’. Review of Prieto, E., Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, Literary Geographies, 1 (1), pp. 107-9. [Online] Available at

Jordan, S. (2015), ‘Writing the Smart City: “Relational Space” and the Concept of “Belonging”’ in Writing in Practice: Journal of Creative Writing Research, 1 (1), February. [Online] Available at

Jordan, S. (July 2014) ‘“An Infinitude of Possible Worlds”: Towards a Research Method for Hypertext Fiction’. In New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing, 11 (3), pp. 324-334. [Online] Available at 

Gilbourne, D., Jones, R.L., Jordan, S. (2014). ‘Applied utility and the auto-ethnographic short story: Persuasions for, and illustrations of, writing critical social science’. Sport, Education and Society, (February) pp. 80-92.

Cox, K. & Jordan, S. (2013) ‘Reading Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials: A Special Edition of the Journal of Children’s Literature Studies’.
Journal of Children’s Literature Studies (9.2) October, pp. 3-6.

Cox, K. & Jordan, S. (2013) ‘Philip Pullman’s Oxford: representations of the city of Oxford in His Dark Materials and Lyra’s Oxford’.
Journal of Children’s Literature Studies (9.2) October, pp. 19-30.

Jordan, S. (2013) ‘The Myth of Edward Colston: Bristol Docks, the Merchant Elite and the Legitimisation of Authority 1860-1880’ in Poole, S. (ed.) A City Built Upon the Water: Maritime Bristol 1750-1880. Bristol: Redcliffe Press, pp.175-196

Jordan, S. (2013). ‘Editing your Creative Writing’ in Norris, S. ed. Studying Creative Writing. London: The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd.

Jordan, S. (2012) ‘Teaching Aspects of Minimalism: Flash and Micro Fiction’ in Walker, E. Teaching Creative Writing: Practical Approaches. The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd.

Jordan, S. (2012) ‘Using Web 2.0 in the Creative Workshop: Blogs and Wikis’ in Walker, E. Teaching Creative Writing: Practical Approaches. The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd.

Cox, K., Fimi, D., Jordan, S. and North, K. (2011) ‘Literary Walks: Exploring Cardiff Bay (UK) through E-Learning’. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Education & e-Learning. N.p.: Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF) pp. 171-176. Available:

Jordan, S. (2009) ‘Citadels’ [Short Story] in The Spaces Inbetween, Cent, Spring/Summer 2009, pp. 82.
Jordan, S. (2008), ‘Getting to the Point—Minimalism and Creative Writing’ in Fundamental Love, Cent, Autumn/Winter 2008, pp.74-5.

Jordan, S. (2005), Journeys in the Dead Season, London, Macmillan.

Jordan, S., P Wardley & M Woollard (1999), ‘Emergent Modernity in an Urban Setting: Nineteenth-Century Bristol Revealed in Property Surveys‘, Urban History, 26, 2 pp. 190-210.

Jordan, S. (1995) ‘Regional Newspapers and Prosopography: A Neglected Source for Business History’, Business Archives, 69, pp. 13-26.

Refereed conference papers:
Jordan, S. (January 2017) ‘Creative Facticity and “Hyper-Archaeology”: the Performative Textualities of Psychogeography’ at Writing Remains: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Archaeology and Literature, University of Bristol.

Jordan, S. (2016) ‘From space to place: creative writing and performative memory in the smart city’ at Memory and Postcolonial Studies: Synergies and New Directions, Memory and Postcolonial Studies Symposium, University of Nottingham, June 10th.

North, K. and Jordan, S. (November 2011) ‘Literary Tourism: Exploring Cardiff’, NAWE Conference, Northampton.

Jordan, S. (July 24th 2010) Narratives of Power: The Construction of a Bristolian Elite, 1835-1939. A Second City Remembered: Rethinking Bristol’s History, 1400-2000, Regional History Centre, University of the West of England, Bristol.

Jordan, S. (June 21st-23rd 2009.) Beyond the Boundary: Strategies to Extend and Support the Creative Writing Workshop, Great Writing 2009 Conference, National Institute for Excellence in the Creative Industries, Bangor University.

Jordan, S. (June 27th-29th 2008.) Supporting Student Creativity Through Technology, Great Writing 2008 Conference, National Institute for Excellence in the Creative Industries, Bangor University.

Jordan ,S., T Rafik & M Williams (1-5 March 2005) , ‘Use of Animations in delivering a Electronic Computer Aided Design Course through a Virtual Learning Environment’, Exploring Innovation in Education and Research, Tainan, Taiwan.

Jordan, S. (2-3rd April 1998) Urban History Group Conference, Leeds, ‘The Taming of Demos and ‘Electoral Poetics’ After 1867: the Case of Bristol’s Political Elite’.

Jordan, S. (August 26-30 1996) International Conference for the Association of History and Computing, Moscow, ‘The Handling of Large textual Sources: the Identification and Analysis of an Urban Elite, 1871-1921’.