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Catherine Spooner writes in The Conversation on why 'Goths just wanna have fun'

Date: 8 September 2015

Dr. Catherine Spooner (English and Creative Writing) has written a post for The Conversation website which speaks about Goths, the stereotypes wh ... Read more»


Professor Sharon Ruston receives Leadership Fellowship

Date: 7 September 2015

The life and letters of a British scientist "one of the foremost of his day" will be used as a lens to examine the relationship between sc ... Read more»


English Professor features on BBC Radio 4 programme

Date: 25 August 2015

Professor Sally Bushell has featured on BBC Radio 4's "Natural Histories" programme speaking about the influence of daffodils and how Words ... Read more»


Professor Paul Farley Involved in Wide Range of National Media and Performance

Date: 31 July 2015

Professor Paul Farley (Creative Writing) presents a fifth series of The Echo Chamber on BBC Radio 4 every Sunday afternoon throughout ... Read more»


Department of English & Creative Writing Student Prizes for 2014-15 Announced

Date: 30 July 2015

Here are the winners of the student prizes for the Department of English & Creative Writing in 2014-15Part IBest ENGL100 student:   Ma ... Read more»


Will Smith Helps Organise ‘Dorothy Wordsworth’s Canada Day Poetry Party’

Date: 27 July 2015

Dr Will Smith, an Associate Lecturer from the Department of English and Creative Writing, was involved in the organisation of the ‘Dorothy Wor ... Read more»


English Academic Co-ordinating International Gothic Association Conference

Date: 28 July 2015

Dr Catherine Spooner is co-ordinating the biannual conference of the International Gothic Association, 'Gothic Migrations', with her co-president o ... Read more»


Guardian Website Publishes Lancaster Academic's Blog Post

Date: 22 July 2015

A blog post written by Dr Andrew Lacey from English and Creative Writing has been published on the Guardian website.  The blog which can be found ... Read more»


English and Creative Writing Graduate Receives Alumni Award

Date: 21 July 2015

A graduate of English and Creative Writing , the well-known children’s author Paul Stewart (The Edge Chronicles), has received an Alumni ... Read more»


English Professor Appearance at Major International Literary Event

Date: 17 July 2015

Professor Paul Farley appeared at the Dichters in de Prinsentuin festval in Groningen on the 17th July. This major literary event provides a ... Read more»


In Their Own Words - First Person Narration Workshop with Jenn Ashworth

Date: 3 July 2015

         "In Their Own Words" First Person Narration Workshop with Jenn Ashworth Date: ... Read more»


Creative Writing Postgradute's work to be broadcast on Radio 4

Date: 2 July 2015

A series of plays written by Lancaster Creative Writing PhD student Richard Monks will be broadcast on Radio 4 over the next two weeks as part of th ... Read more»


English & Creative Writing Staff Launch Wordsworth Mooc

Date: 1 July 2015

Professors Simon Bainbridge, Sally Bushell and Sharon Ruston of the English & Creative Writing department have all been involved in making an on ... Read more»


New Fantastika Journal Website Introduced

Date: 30 June 2015

Fantastika is for all researchers interested in fantasy, science fiction, horror, and all other related imaginative fields. The annual conferen ... Read more»


2016 Lancaster Writing Awards Announced

Date: 29 June 2015

After the success of our 2015 awards, this prestigious writing competition returns for its fourth year. In association with Cake Magazine and The F ... Read more»


Paul Farley to appear onstage with musician Beck

Date: 23 June 2015

Professor Paul Farley (Creative Writing) is appearing onstage with the musician Beck at the Barbican in London next weekend. The event, Word Reader, ... Read more»


Digital Lecture, Beyond the Lancashire Witches: Writing and Freedom

Date: 23 June 2015

Digital Lecture, Beyond the Lancashire Witches: Writing and Freedom. This lecture was part of Lancaster University’s 50th Anniversary Lecture ... Read more»


Being Human Festival - Sleep and sleeplessness

Date: 16 June 2015

Lancaster University is hosting After Dark: Sleep and Sleeplessness in the Modern World, an event in Being Human 2015, the UK’s only national festiv ... Read more»


Excellence award for international writing programme pioneer

Date: 12 June 2015

Professor of Creative Writing and Transcultural Literature Graham Mort, who established the University’s Centre for Transcultural Writing and Resear ... Read more»


First ever exhibition to present William Wordsworth and other writers as 'war poets'.

Date: 12 June 2015

To mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, the Wordsworth Trust is staging the first-ever exhibition to present William Wordsworth and oth ... Read more»



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