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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»

 

Paul Muldoon to join Department of English and Creative Writing

Date: 8 April 2014

The University of Lancaster is delighted to announce that, as from September of this year, Paul Muldoon, according to the New Criterion 'the mos ... Read more»

 

Beverley Nambozo: Representing Uganda in Poetry ath the Commonwealth Games

Date: 8 April 2014

Beverley Nambozo, an alumna of our Creative Writing MA programme, has been asked by the BBC to contribute a poem representing Uganda for the 2014 Comm ... Read more»

 

Tandem by Alex Morgan

Date: 2 April 2014

A Lancaster University graduate has fulfilled the ambition of a lifetime after seeing her first novel in print. Alex Morgan, of Low Road C ... Read more»

 

The Barrow Rapture

Date: 2 April 2014

Jenn Ashworth and Brian Baker have been awarded a University Early Career Grant worth £3,600 for their 'Barrow Rapture' project.The Barrow Raptur ... Read more»

 

Longlists Announced for the Lancaster Writing Awards

Date: 1 April 2014

The names of the ten students longlisted in each section of the Lancaster Writing Awards have been released this afternoon, and can be viewed at http: ... Read more»

 

New Series of The Echo Chamber

Date: 21 March 2014

Professor Paul Farley presents a new series of The Echo Chamber on BBC Radio 4 every Sunday afternoon throughout April. Highlights of this third ... Read more»

 

Janet Lees, Magma and O'Bheal

Date: 19 March 2014

Creative Writing alumna Janet Lees has two poems in Issue 58 of Magma Poetry, on the theme of 'the music of words', one of which she wrote while on th ... Read more»

 

50 Years in 50 Words

Date: 19 March 2014

The Department of English and Creative Writing will be helping Lancaster University celebrate 50 years with the University' '50 Years in 50 Words' ... Read more»

 

Across the Pond with Beth Dahlstrom

Date: 18 March 2014

Beth Dahlstrom, one of our MA in English Literary Studies students, is blogging for 'Across the Pond'. Across the Pond is an organisation which helps ... Read more»

 

Lancaster in Toronto

Date: 17 March 2014

Dr Tony Sharpe and two PhD students, Harriet Newnes and Maria Christou are currently visiting the University of Toronto as part of our ongoing 'exchan ... Read more»

 

Hot Off The Press Competition Winners

Date: 14 March 2014

The story of a light-fingered larcenist hunted down by Segway-mounted pursuers caught competition judges' attention and earned a FASS student a plac ... Read more»

 

Kamilla Elliott: 'Inspiring Change' for International Women's Day

Date: 7 March 2014

Dr Kamilla Elliott's article 'Jane Austen and the Politics of Picture Identification', originally published in Nineteenth-Century Contexts; a Routledg ... Read more»

 

Terry Eagleton, Culture and the Death of God

Date: 11 February 2014

Catch Terry Eagleton, Distinguished Professor of English Literature here at Lancaster, discussing his new book Culture and the Death of God (Yal ... Read more»

 

Edgelands at the Bluecoat

Date: 7 February 2014

Paul Farley and Michael Symmons Roberts, the authors of Edgelands, appeared at a reading at Liverpool's Bluecoat yesterday evening. This book, which t ... Read more»

 

Postcolonial Manchester Reviewed in Times Higher

Date: 7 February 2014

Postcolonial Manchester: Diaspora Space and the Devolution of Literary Culture, by Lynne Pearce, Corrine Fowler and Robert Crawshaw was reviewed by Cl ... Read more»

 

New Issue of Nineteenth-Century Contexts

Date: 3 February 2014

The latest edition of 19th Century Contexts, our interdisciplinary Routledge journal co-edited with University of Notre Dame, is now out - a spe ... Read more»

 

Jenn Ashworth and the MMU Novella Prize

Date: 27 January 2014

Jenn Ashworth will be leading the judging panel for the inaugural Manchester Metropolitan University Novella Award. This award, which is offered in as ... Read more»

 

Paul Farley - With Great Pleasure

Date: 27 January 2014

Paul Farley will appear on BBC Radio 4's 'With Great Pleasure' programme at 4pm today.In this edition of the programme, Paul will talk about what insp ... Read more»

 

 

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