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‘Cows Can’t Jump’ – another publishing success for a UoG Creative Writing alumni: an interview with Phil Bowne

CW: Phil, hi and a huge welcome to the Creative Writing blog at University of Gloucestershire, your old haunt! We know that congratulations are in order as you’ve just published your first novel! How does it feel to…

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A new publication by an alumni of Creative Writing at Uni of Glos: ‘Finding Happiness after Covid-19’ by Pam and Peter Keevil

CW: Hi Pam, a huge welcome to the Creative Writing blog at University of Gloucestershire! To start with, could you please introduce yourself to our readers? Your connection with the university goes back a few years now, doesn’t…

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Another amazing Creative Writing industry guest: Jonathan Edwards, Editor, ‘Poetry Wales’ (28 Sept)

Creative Writing department at University of Gloucestershire is delighted to welcome another fantastic industry guest for a chat with our students. Jonathan Edwards’s first collection,My Family and Other Superheroes (Seren, 2014), received the Costa Poetry Award and the Wales Book…

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Poet Tania Hershman to give a guest lecture for ‘The Business of Writing’ module

Creative Writing department at the University of Gloucestershire is delighted to announce that, on Monday 5 October, poet Tania Hershman will be giving a guest lecture to a combined group of undergraduate students on HM6101 The Business of…

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Creative Writing alumni’s new literary magazine “The Phare”

CW: Claire, hi, thanks so much for joining us on the Creative Writing blog at University of Gloucestershire. Could you tell us a little bit about your connections with this department? Hi Senja, yes I joined UoG as…

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Stop press! UoG Creative Writing team excels at this year’s National Student Survey scores :-)

July is the time when universities in the UK find out how well they have done in the previous year, in the opinion of the only people who really count and that’s the students. Yes, we’re talking about…

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100 words a day

100 words a day…..could you do it? Could you write 100 words every single day, for a month, as an exercise in disciplined creativity? 7,000,000 words have been written in this way, over the last 19 years. It’s…

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CREATIVITY DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

Us writers are not always the most sociable of creatures. Many of us confess to a worrying ability to spend scary amounts of time on our lonesome, stuck indoors and (hopefully!) writing, or if not writing then at…

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21 days to go!

Just three weeks until submissions close for this year’s HUMAN Anthology. If you haven’t submitted yet and want to, but are struggling to think of something to write, here are a few seeds to throw down on that…

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HUMAN 2020 Anthology Submission Call

Are you a current or former student of the University of Gloucestershire? If so, we want your submissions of prose, poetry, flash fiction and dramatic monologues for HUMAN, a new anthology of creative writing from the University of…

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