A poem by Bethan Nutting, second-year English with Creative Writing student, has been published on NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory’s blog here. As part of the second-year Creative Writing module, “Using Stories,” students are encouraged to explore the relationship between science and writing, and to use theories and concepts from science as starting-points for their […]
Congratulations! to the following four applicants who have each been awarded a £2000 MA Scholarship: Mariette Cracknell (MA Victorian Studies),Kelsyn Delaney (MA Modern Literature and Creative Writing),Rachel Evans (MA English Studies) and Francesca White (MA English Studies). We’re also delighted that Richard Fallon (MA Victorian Studies) was successful in his application for a College Masters Excellence Studentship. There […]
The School of English’s Dr Ben Parsons was named Superstar Tutor of 2014 for the College of Arts, Humanities and Law. The award, based on nominations from students, was announced at a gala dinner on the 18th of June. Congratulations Ben!
We’re delighted to announce that Kontakte and Other Stories by the School of English’s Jonathan Taylor has been long-listed for the prestigious Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. The short-list will be announced on Friday the 13th.
Dr Jonathan Taylor’s Kontakte and Other Stories has been short-listed for the Saboteur Award for Best Short Story Collection 2014 and The Leicester Shindig Open-Mic Poetry Evenings which Jonathan, as Crystal Clear Creators, runs with Nine Arches Press has also been shortlisted for the Saboteur Award for Best Regular Spoken Word Night 2014. The outcomes will be […]