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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»

 

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 most i ... Read more»

 

Beverley Nambozo: Representing Uganda in Poetry at 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»

 

 

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