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The Perfect Short Story...

Date: 10 January 2014

Jenn Ashworth's radio debut, 'Five Thousand Lads A Year', due to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 later today, has been described as 'The perfect short sto ... Read more»


Careers Showcase in the Lancaster Guardian

Date: 9 January 2014

The Department's first annual Careers Showcase, which highlighted activities undertaken by some of our undergraduate students. was featured in the 2nd ... Read more»


Paul Farley and The Somme

Date: 9 January 2014

Paul Farley's travels along the River Somme for BBC Radio 3's 'Music on the Brink' series was broadcast on Sunday 5th January.On his 152-mile journey, ... Read more»


Inaugural Lectures: A Double Bill

Date: 7 January 2014

The Department is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a double bill of inaugural lectures on 22nd January. The two lectures, 'Wordsworthian Pa ... Read more»


Five Thousand Lads a Year

Date: 6 January 2014

Jenn Ashworth's short story 'Five Thousand Lads a Year' (previewed at Moonlighting II last month) will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Friday 10th ... Read more»


'Iphigenia' - January 2014 Tour

Date: 6 January 2014

If you missed the performances of Lady Joanna Lumley's 'The Tragedy of Euripides called Iphigenia' by Lancaster's Rose Company, there is a further tou ... Read more»


Julia Kristeva to visit Lancaster

Date: 6 December 2013

The Departments of English and Creative Writing, Linguistics and English Language and European Languages and Cultures are pleased to confirm that Juli ... Read more»


Image-Word-Text: A Visit by Professor Mieke Bal, March 2014

Date: 5 December 2013

The Departments of English and Creative Writing and Linguistics and English Language are pleased to present the latest speaker in their interdiscipl ... Read more»


Dr Tony Sharpe in Durham

Date: 4 December 2013

Dr Tony Sharpe recently gave an invited paper, 'Unbearable Lightness: Some Modern Instances (Auden, Stevens, Eliot)' at a one-day symposium ... Read more»


Departmental Careers Showcase

Date: 2 December 2013

Students and staff are all very welcome to join us for our first ever Departmental Careers Showcase, which will feature presentations from some of our ... Read more»


The Longest Night

Date: 29 November 2013

Take a look at this write-up on 'The Longest Night' - an anthology of December ghost stories by the Department's Jenn Ashworth and others, on creative ... Read more»


Chancellor's Medal for Creative Writing MA Student

Date: 28 November 2013

Many congratulations to Amali Rodrigo, one of our Distance Learning Creative Writing MA students, who will be presented with the Chancellor's Medal at ... Read more»


Iphigenia on BBC Radio 4 'Woman's Hour'

Date: 27 November 2013

Following the first three performances of The Tragedy of Euripides called Iphigenia at Lancaster Castle, Prof Alison Findlay and the play's director w ... Read more»


Paul Farley at the Palace

Date: 26 November 2013

Professor Paul Farley (Creative Writing) was invited to attend a reception given at Buckingham Palace by HRH the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh ... Read more»


Postcolonial Manchester Launch

Date: 26 November 2013

Prof Lynne Pearce appeared on Steve Becker's BBC Lancashire Breakfast show on Tuesday 19th November, talking about 'Postcolonial Manchester', the book ... Read more»


Lancaster Creative Writing Team Win Prospects Postgraduate Teaching Award

Date: 25 November 2013

The Creative Writing distance Learning MA teaching team at Lancaster University has been Highly Commended in the category of Best Teaching T ... Read more»


Sharon Ruston and Mary Wollstonecraft

Date: 13 November 2013

Sharon Ruston's blog post for The Guardian's 'The H Word' on Mary Wollstonecraft, Nature and Nurture has appeared online today. Read the article by fo ... Read more»


Catherine Spooner at the BFI

Date: 7 November 2013

Catherine Spooner will be joining a panel of scholars and writers at the British Film Institute, London, on Saturday 9th November for the 'Gothic Unbo ... Read more»


Creative Writing PhD Student Wins Alan Sillitoe Poetry Prize

Date: 7 November 2013

Congratulations to Abigail Zammit, who has won first prize in the Alan Sillitoe Poetry Competition for 2013 with her poem 'Sand Burial'. George Szirte ... Read more»


Simon Bainbridge on 'Digital Human'

Date: 5 November 2013

Prof Simon Bainbridge appeared on BBC Radio 4'd 'Digital Human' programme last night, talking to Aleks Krotoski about the importance of the dark and n ... Read more»



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