Month: December 2011

A Review of Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire in 2011

It’s time to wish everyone a happy new year and to review Creative Writing at The University of Gloucestershire in 2011: we think it’s been a great year. COURSE NEWS The year started with the full-time appointment of […]

  Uncategorized 30 December 2011  

Stroud Short Stories: submissions call

Stroud Short Stories is a night of short stories held at Stroud Valleys Artspace, John Street, Stroud. It features selected authors reading their short fiction and takes place three times a year, in February, July, and October. The […]

  Uncategorized 19 December 2011  

Non-fiction Writing Contest Submission Call

The London Library is running a non-fiction competition in collaboration with The Times. It’s open to all 3rd year undergraduate students across the UK, and first prize pays big dividends. I’d also say that the given topic – […]

  Uncategorized 14 December 2011  

Happiness is simulating a romantic liaison between two origami cranes

Last Tuesday’s Open Mic Night looks set to enter University of Gloucestershire folklore. For those who weren’t there, here’s a wee taste of what you missed. By the time we arrived, the Jolly Autocratic Committee and friends had […]

  Uncategorized 13 December 2011  

Creative Writing Society Winter Social, Friday 9th December

The University of Gloucestershire Creative Writing Society is holding its end of term social on Friday 9th December. To join in the fun, meet them at Frankie & Benny’s for dinner at 6pm, or join them at the […]

  Uncategorized 8 December 2011  

Another Publishing Success

Congratulations to Keely O’Shaughnessy whose short story ‘The Breakfast Bar’ has been selected for publication in volume six of Duality. Based in Scotland, Duality is a collaboration between writers and illustrators, which promotes new writing and artwork. Last […]

  Uncategorized 7 December 2011  

Open Mic Night, Tuesday 6th

The next University of Gloucestershire Creative Writing students’ Open Mic Night will be held at the Frog & Fiddle pub on Tuesday 6th December. The event promises to be… In fact, I’ve no idea what the event promises […]

  Uncategorized 2 December 2011  

Manifesto of the Jolly Autocratic Committee

A spectre is haunting the University of Gloucestershire – the spectre of the Jolly Autocratic Committee. All the powers of old literature have entered into an unholy alliance to exorcise this spectre: Eagleton and Amis, Naipaul and Theroux, […]

  Uncategorized 1 December 2011