Andrew McMillan, who graduated in 2010, has his first poetry collection, Physical, competing with Sunjeev Sahota’s Booker-shortlisted novel The Year of the Runaways for the £30,000 International Dylan Thomas prize.
Will Thacker, a former undergraduate student of English & Creative Writing (2005-2008) has co-written a feature-length biopic of singer Morrissey, which begins filming soon.
Professor Paul Farley (Creative Writing) was a guest at The Cornwall Workshop 2016 last weekend, leading an edgelands walk and talk with artists, filmmakers and curators on the Lizard Peninsula.
English and Creative Writing's own Professor Graham Mort has been listed for the 2016 Edge Hill Short Story Prize.
Margot Douaihy, PhD Student has had her book Girls Like You (Clemson University Press) named a Finalist for the 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards.
As part of Wonder Women 2016, Professor Sharon Ruston will be at The Portico Library & Gallery, Manchester to speak about two radical women.
The Department is delighted to announce the launch of Lux – an exciting new undergraduate academic journal housed in English & Creative Writing but inviting contributions from UGs right across the Faculty.
On Saturday 27 February Professor Alison Findlay gave a talk on manuscript letters relating to the imprisonment of Mary Queen of Scots in 1584-5.
Professor Alison Findlay along with PhD student Imogen Felstead will be running a free workshop at Lancaster Castle on Friday 26th February.
The Lakescraft Project is an AHRC funded Cultural Engagement project that uses the popular Minecraft platform to engage schoolchildren with the literary and cultural landscape of the Lake District.