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CeMoRe Fellowship Awards 2014-15

Date: 9 October 2014

We were overwhelmed by the response from our call for CeMoRe Fellowships 2014/15. There was an extremely strong field with many excellent contenders ... Read more»

 

English and Creative Writing Awarded Jim Welsh Prize for Excellence

Date: 8 October 2014

Kamilla Elliott, in the Department of English and Creative Writing, has been awarded the Jim Welsh Prize for Excellence in Adaptation Studies: http: ... Read more»

 

New seminar series on "future fictions"

Date: 6 October 2014

The CGWS (Centre for Gender and Women's Studies), CSEC (Centre for the Study of Environmental Change) and CSS (Centre for Science Studies) semin ... Read more»

 

Funding Successes for Forthcoming Projects

Date: 24 June 2014

Congratulations to colleagues who have secured funding from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for forthcoming research projects and events.Dr Li ... Read more»

 

Associate Lecturer Wins 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Date: 17 June 2014

Congratulations to Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, who has won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2014. Jennifer, who was awarded her PhD in Creati ... Read more»

 

A Midummer Night's Dream at Lancaster Castle

Date: 6 June 2014

The Department of English and Creative Writing are very pleased to present three open-air performances of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at L ... Read more»

 

Love's Victory for Alison Findlay

Date: 6 June 2014

Professor Alison Findlay and actors from Shakespeare's Globe will be reviving the earliest surviving comedy drama by a female writer at Penshurs ... Read more»

 

Undergraduate students picked for prestigious writing mentorship scheme

Date: 4 June 2014

We are pleased to announce that four Lancaster creative writing students have been selected for prestigious Writing Squad mentoring and young wr ... Read more»

 

Jennifer Makumbi: wins major international short story prize

Date: 23 May 2014

Jennifer Makumbi, postdoc and Associate Lecturer, has won the Commonwealth 2014 Short Story Prize. Read the full story by following the link below. ... Read more»

 

New Royal Literary Fund Fellow - Joining us in October 2014

Date: 13 May 2014

As we get ready to say goodbye to our current Royal Literary Find Fellow, Philip Cavneny, we look forward to welcoming our Fellow for the 2014-15 acad ... Read more»

 

Jane Draycott Wins Major International Poetry Prize

Date: 13 May 2014

Jane Draycott, one of our tutors on the Distance Learning MA in Creative Writing, has won the international Hippocrates Prize with her poem The Return ... Read more»

 

Early Modern Roses Seminar

Date: 12 May 2014

We welcome back Dr Liz Oakley-Brown, and research students Helen Davies, Sharon Galbraith and Rachel White from the first annual Northern Renaissance ... Read more»

 

Goodbye, Polly Atkin

Date: 9 May 2014

Congratulations to Dr Polly Atkin, who has been appointed to a three-year lectureship in English Studies (with particular emphasis on Creative Writing ... Read more»

 

Drama by Creative Writing Alumna is Radio Times Pick of the Week

Date: 8 May 2014

'The Treehouse', a radio drama by Creative Writing alumna Zosia Wand, has been listed as the Radio Times Pick of the Week. Reviewer Jane Adnerson says ... Read more»

 

Knowledge Exchange Funding Successes

Date: 7 May 2014

Four Knowledge Exchange bids put in to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences by colleague in the Department have successfully attracted funding. The ... Read more»

 

Happy Birthday Shakespeare!

Date: 23 April 2014

Professor Alison Findlay was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's 'Today' programme about Shakespeare, his birthday and his legacy. Listen again by following ... Read more»

 

Creative Writing MA Alumna's new play to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4

Date: 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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