Professor Norman Sherry, a former Head of the Department and distinguished biographer, is remembered in the national newspapers.
The Department's Dr Eoghan Walls has been shortlisted for the prestigious Manchester Poetry prize.
The departments Paul Farley won the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year award in 1999.
The departments Professor Graham Mort has been appointed an Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.
Roger Ebbatson, one of the Department’s several Honorary Professors, turns his attention in his new book, Landscapes of Eternal Return, to the resonance and implications of the idea of ‘eternal recurrence’, as expounded notably by Nietzsche.
Jenn talks to novelist Alys Conran about her recently published novel Fell.
Chris Riddell, The Observer's political cartoonist and children's laureate, celebrates Jenn Ashworth’s Guardian article with sketches and illustrations.
The department is delighted to celebrate the publication of Inés Gregori Labarta's new novella 'McTavish Manor'.
The department's visiting professor, Terry Eagleton, delivered the 9th Annual Theos Lecture on the 5th October.
By one vote our beloved Tintin is beaten by that Gaul.