The School of English now has a full Master’s (M.A.) programme in Creative Writing. The course, which is available both full-time (1 year) and part-time (over 2 years), will officially start in October 2016. Applications are now open. You can see more details about the course here: https://le.ac.uk/courses/creative-writing-ma The course grows out […]
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!
On June 12th and 13th, the Centre for New Writing ran a two day residential course called ‘Teaching Creative Writing at Post-16 Level: For Teachers Who Write (Or Want to Write)’. Many attendees will teach the new A-level in Creative writing at their schools and colleges from September. One of these pioneers was pleased but shocked […]
I was recently invited by my friend and former colleague Christine Chettle, a PhD candidate at the University of Leeds, to lead a guest workshop for STAR (Student Action for Refugees) in Little London, a suburb of Leeds. Please visit their national website on the following link: http://www.star-network.org.uk/ When Christine originally asked me to contribute […]
Our new MA in English Language and Linguistics by Distance Learning got underway about a month ago. Our students are based both in Britain and in other countries, stretching around the globe from Asia to Africa to North America. It’s a diverse and international group of talented students. As the convenor of the distance learning […]