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We are a forward-looking department that has not lost a sense of the past, where innovative and dedicated teaching is informed by award-winning writing and outstanding scholarship. Our distinguished staff, all of whom publish extensively, together with the high calibre of our students, ensure a dynamic environment for undergraduates and postgraduates alike. Our high standing is reflected in our being placed 13th in The Complete University Guide.

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Creative Writing MA Alumna's new play to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 23 April 2014

Zosia Wand gained an MA with distinction in Creative Writing from Lancaster University in 1999. She has had five radio plays broadcast on Radio ...Read more»

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Paul Muldoon

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Paul Muldoon will be joining the Department of English and Creative Writing in September 2014 as a Distinguished Professor.

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50 Years in 50 Words

Happy Birthday!

What does Lancaster University mean to you?

Tell us in 50 words of poetry, prose, dialouge or drama for the chance to be filmed as part of the University's 50th anniversary celebrations.

Deadline for entries: 6th May 2014


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