Month: September 2011

Cheltenham Literature Festival Preview

The world’s longest-running literature festival will once again be held in Cheltenham, this year from 7-16 October. I’d never criticise a University-sponsored event, and this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival will delight those who enjoy listening to Jeffrey Archer […]

  Uncategorized 30 September 2011  

New KJ Moore Novella

PhD student KJ Moore, who holds a BA and MA from the University of Gloucestershire, has recently published a novella, brilliantly titled Monster Porn (Blood Bound Books). The story was originally written for her MA dissertation and received […]

  Uncategorized 29 September 2011  

New Audio Story

The audio section has been updated with another great piece, this time a short story by University of Gloucestershire student Keely O’shaughnessy: ‘Breakfast Bar.’ O’shaugnessy’s uplifting piece was selected for production from a strong field last year. It […]

  Uncategorized 28 September 2011  

Buzzwords Poetry Event Sunday 2nd October

Buzzwords is Cheltenham’s regular live poetry event, held on the first Sunday of the month at The Exmouth Arms, Bath Road, Cheltenham.  Every Buzzwords evening includes a Writing Workshop (commences 7 pm), followed (at 8 pm) by readings […]

  Uncategorized 28 September 2011  

Adolf Hitler was a woman!

University of Gloucestershire Post-grad student Angela France has surely won the prize for finding the most unlikely publishing outlet. If you’d said that Angela’s acclaimed poetry had recently featured in a national newspaper, my first guess would have […]

  Uncategorized 26 September 2011  

Tyler Keevil Interview

The Raconteur has just published a fascinating new interview with University of Gloucestershire Creative Writing lecturer Tyler Keevil.  Tyler discusses a range of topics, including his opinion of e-readers, his early publications, the UK riots, and his first […]

  Uncategorized 20 September 2011  

Angela France reading at the Jam Café in Nottingham

Post-graduate student Angela France studied for her MA at the University of Gloucestershire and is now studying for a PhD.  Her poetry has been published in many of the leading journals in the UK and abroad, and has been […]

  Uncategorized 16 September 2011  

Creative Writing Society Freshers Welcome Event

The University of Gloucestershire Creative Writing Society will be holding its first event of the term on Friday 30th September.  Fancy dress is optional, but if you feel like it, dress up as a character from a favourite […]

  Uncategorized 16 September 2011  


A massive welcome from the University of Gloucestershire’s Creative Writing staff to all new and returning students. We hope the new academic year is a time of learning and fun. If there’s any news or event information that […]

  Uncategorized 16 September 2011  

Want £1000 to develop your writing?

If you live in Cheltenham and are aged between 18 & 30 then you could win a £1000 grant and have your work shown during the Cheltenham Literature Festival. The competition, which is open to artists working in […]

  Uncategorized 9 September 2011