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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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Merry Christmas!

As we lower the curtain on another term, it’s time to wish you all a very happy festive season and a healthy and successful 2020. If you’re looking to buy a late present for yourself or anyone else,…

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Heritage Anthology Launch Party

Esteemed friends, The Creative Writing Department cordially invites you to a LAUNCH NIGHT in celebration of the University of Gloucestershire’s HERITAGE ANTHOLOGY with instructive entertainment & pleasing refreshments from 7PM ON FRIDAY 22nd NOVEMBER in the delightful surroundings…

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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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