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Heritage Anthology Update

Dear writers, readers, teacher, students, alumni, and others interested in Heritage: New Writing VIII, we are happy to announce that we received over 150 submissions, which is the most submissions received for any anthology in the New Writing…

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Anthology Submission Call

Are you a former student of the University of Gloucestershire, a current student,  or a member of staff? If so, we want your submissions of prose, poetry, and artwork to Heritage, a new anthology of creative writing from…

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Student publication

Huge congratulations to MA student Paula Stanley. Her book about Women’s suffrage in Bristol will be published by Pen & Sword next month, under her pen name Christina Hollis: Struggle and Suffrage in Bristol Well done Paula!

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Anthology Launch Party

Join us to celebrate the launch of our brilliant new Creative Writing student anthology, Singularity. The event takes place at the Francis Close Hall SU Bar on Friday 23rd November at 7:30pm. Join us for readings, drinks, fun, and…

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Submission opportunity: Flash Fiction Magazine

It’s always great to hear what our alumni are up to, and former student Keely O’Shaughnessy has been in touch to share with current students a submission opportunity from the magazine she’s now working for. Flash Fiction Magazine…

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Student Successes 2017/18

UoG creative writing students have been doing great things this year and have achieved publications and prizes in all three strands. Congratulations to everyone (and if I have missed any successes, please let me know). Please note –…

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UoG students launch the 2018 Cheltenham Poetry Festival in style

Creative Writers at the University of Gloucestershire last week kicked off the 2018 Cheltenham Poetry Festival with two great events in Cheltenham bars. Scores of people attended Bar Room Bards at the Railway Inn, hearing performances of classic…

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Lania Launches REMNANT: Thursday 12th, St Andrew’s Montpellier, 7:30pm

They told her she would become the queen.   The world lies in ruins. For years, only one part of Illinois has remained alive and thriving: the Compound and its territories. In a farmhouse beside an orchard, a…

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Tyler Keevil and his No Good Brother are coming to Cheltenham

Local legend Tyler Keevil, until recently the Course Leader for our BA in Creative Writing, is returning to Cheltenham to promote his new book, No Good Brother. Tyler will be at The Suffolk Anthology in Cheltenham on Saturday April 14th at…

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Cheltenham Poetry Festival 2018

Cheltenham Poetry Festival 2018 18 – 19 April, venues throughout the town https://cheltenhampoetryfest.co.uk/ This year’s Cheltenham Poetry Festival has been sponsored by The University of Gloucestershire and the empowering programme features performances by staff and students. The Festival,…

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