Writing and Publications
Naomi Paxton. The Methuen Drama Book of Suffrage Plays: Taking the Stage
London: Bloomsbury. Published July 2018
Naomi Paxton. Stage Rights! The Actresses' Franchise League, activism and politics: 1908-1958.
Manchester: Manchester University Press. Published May 2018
Naomi Paxton, ed. The Methuen Drama Book of Suffrage Plays.
London: Bloomsbury, 2013
‘Cicely Hamilton’ in
Jane Duffus (ed) The What The Frock book of funny women. Somerset: BCF Books, 2015.
‘Very much alive and kicking: the Actresses’ Franchise League from 1914-1928’ in
Maggie B. Gale, Kate Dorney (eds) Stage Women: Female Theatre Workers, Professional Practice and Agency in the Early 20th Century.
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017.
Invited contribution, 7000 words.
‘Vera Holme’ and ‘Elsie Howey’ in Jane Duffus (ed) The Women Who Built Bristol.
Bristol: Tangent Books, 2018
'Suffrage on the Edwardian Stage' in
Krista Cowman (ed) The Routledge Companion to British Women's Suffrage. Routledge, 2019
Invited contribution, 7000 words
‘Actresses’ Franchise League’ for Oxford Dictionary of National Biography,
Oxford University Press, 2016 (3000 words)
‘Inez Bensusan’ for Oxford Dictionary of National Biography,
Oxford University Press, 2016 (1250 words)
‘Recoveries: Cicely Hamilton and Christopher St John – ‘How The Vote Was Won”
for Key Words: A Journal of Cultural Materialism, Spokesman Books, 2017 (1000 words)
'What was the Suffrage Movement?' for
Trusted Source, Oxford University and The National Trust, 2017
' Beatrice Wright' for Oxford Dictionary of National Biography,
Oxford University Press, 2018 (900 words)
Naomi is an interviewee in Gwenno Dafydd's book about female comics Stand Up & Sock It to Them Sister (Parthian Books, 2016)
Naomi's blog is on this website, and she has also blogged for Poor Theatres, the Society of Theatre Research New Researchers Network,
Talking Humanities and the Being Human Festival.
She has written theatre reviews for websites including The F Word and The LGBTQ Arts Review.