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The Creative Writing Pathway is now on Twitter. If you want to keep up to date with our news and events, or just get a sense of the books and writers we are excited about, you can follow us at … Continue reading
Matthew Sperling writes: 5 October 2013 Around midnight one day at the start of September, I got an email from an Evening Standard journalist who had found me through twitter. He was seeking comment for the next day’s paper for … Continue reading
YOU ARE WARMLY INVITED to the first Creative Writing event of 2013-14. We’re delighted to have the distinguished New Zealand poet C. K. [Karl] Stead. We are also pleased to welcome, accompanying him on a UK tour, the poet and … Continue reading
A public roundtable discussion has been announced, involving Dr Andrew Mangham from the English Literature Department. Participants: Druin Burch, Andrew Mangham, Sally Shuttleworth, Rebecca Stott, Tim Wheeler Wednesday 6 November Wine reception: 5.30pm Museum of English Rural Life Roundtable: 6.30pm … Continue reading
The department is delighted to welcome Chloe Houston’s new baby boy, who arrived at 11am on 2nd October, weighing 10lb5oz. We wish Chloe and her family all the very best at this exciting time.
Matthew Sperling writes: 5 October 2013 I’ve had a twitter account for about a year now. In twitter terms, my follower count is woefully small – it’s roughly a fifth of the number that my colleague Grace Ioppolo has, for … Continue reading
Professor Peter Robinson composed ‘Time for Time’ after visiting Reading Prison last year. Reading publisher Two Rivers Press, with which Peter is connected, has also published The Ballad of Reading Gaol recently. He had been invited to the prison to discuss poetry … Continue reading
We are pleased to announce that our Creative Writing Fellow for 2013-14 is A F Harrold, who will be holding creative writing workshops each Wednesday of term, 1-3pm, in HUMSS Room 110 on Whiteknights Campus. All welcome!
Matthew Sperling on art: 5 October 2013 I’ve become an art critic this summer. The cover story of the October issue of Apollo, the international art magazine founded in 1925, is a piece I wrote on the relation between art … Continue reading