Stewart is a PhD student of English Literature at Lancaster University under the supervision of Professor John Schad. His research involves a creative-critical hybrid project that considers Jacques Derrida’s “Envois” (from The Post Card) from the point of view of the Biblical figure of Daniel. In the course of these studies, he has completed one-on-one tutorials with Professors Terry Eagleton, Paul Muldoon, and Benoît Peeters.
Stewart is a member of the Critical Poetics Research Group housed at Nottingham Trent University, and was a workshop participant in the 2020-21 Five Bodies series, jointly organized by the Critical Poetics Research Group and the Nottingham Contemporary Gallery. Workshop instructors for that series included Nisha Ramayya, James Goodwin, Johanna Hedva, Simone White, JR Carpenter, and Maureen McLane. He has also participated in creative writing workshops in 2020 with Yvonne Battle-Felton and Lars Iyer.
Stewart’s first peer-reviewed academic paper, “‘“I Have Only Words to Play With!’: Riddling Lolita’s Logodaedaly,” is forthcoming in Nabokov Studies vol. 17 (2021).
His second peer-reviewed paper, entitled “Dreaming Los Angeles through Jacques Derrida’s ‘Envois,'” is an accepted proposal for inclusion in Project Passage no. 2. (2022).
Stewart acted as a peer reviewer for a forthcoming issue of the scholarly journal Humanimalia (2021).
Stewart is the author of a blog post on Cecil Taylor and Simone White that is published on the Critical Poetics Research Group blog (2020).
Stewart published the first “Critical Byte” with Kevin McPherson-Eckhoff’s OUR TEETH website, a creative-critical paper on Robert Kroetsch (2016).