Creative Writing


Welcome to the blog for Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire.

Latest posts

Anthology Submission Call

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

  Uncategorised 7 February 2019  

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!

  Uncategorised 25 January 2019  

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 […]

  Uncategorized 12 November 2018  

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 […]

  Uncategorized 14 October 2018  

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 – […]

  Uncategorized 13 July 2018  

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 […]

  Uncategorized 21 April 2018  

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 […]

  Uncategorized 9 April 2018  

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 […]

  Uncategorized 7 April 2018  

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, […]

  Uncategorized 4 April 2018  

Be part of the 2018 Cheltenham Poetry Festival!

The 2018 Cheltenham Poetry Festival is nearly upon us, and UoG students will be leading the way. We’re proud to be kicking off the Festival with two great events. On Wednesday 18th April, we’re bringing the Bar Room […]

  Uncategorized 27 March 2018