Month: February 2012

Third-year dramatists reading at the Parabola Arts Centre

Playwrights from the University of Gloucestershire are inviting the public to staged readings of their work at The Parabola Arts Centre on Friday 9th March. Below, Claire Holland reports on their preparations: Last Friday, myself and my peers […]

  Uncategorized 27 February 2012  

Crime Stories Submission Call

The deadline for the Jo Powell Memorial Competition is coming up fast – submissions are being accepted until March 2. The competition has been organized by students at Edge Hill University, in memory of their lecturer. The contest […]

  Uncategorized 24 February 2012  

Snow, Vodka, & Mutations

Creative Writing Lecturer Tyler Keevil’s latest piece of speculative fiction has been published by the British SF magazine, Interzone. The story, ‘Fearful Symmetry,’ deals with themes of conservation and survival in a dystopian future. Locus Online has reviewed […]

  Uncategorized 24 February 2012  

Theatre Review: Neighbourhood Watch

Lucy Tyler reviews Alan Ayckbourn’s Neighbourhood Watch: a laugh-out-loud satire of a security-obsessed Britain, which will have special resonance for those theatre-goers young enough to remember when they were mistaken for Britain’s ‘feral youth’. When it comes to […]

  Uncategorized 21 February 2012  

Open Mic Night, Tuesday 21st February

The next Creative Writing students’ open mic night will be held at the Frog and Fiddle pub this Tuesday. In keeping with the theme of brevity, let’s keep this announcement short: gather at 7:30 for an 8pm kick […]

  Uncategorized 20 February 2012  

Story-telling Rights & Holocaust Theatre

Samantha Mitschke, a playwright and postgraduate student at Birmingham University, will be talking at the University on the 8th of March. She will be discussing Holocaust theatre, stage adaptations of Anne Frank’s diary (and the rights surrounding its […]

  Uncategorized 13 February 2012  

Smoke Anthology

The deadline for the 2012 University of Gloucestershire Creative Writing Anthology, Smoke, is now just one month away. To be considered for publication, submissions must reach us by midnight on March 7th. We are inviting students to submit […]

  Uncategorized 7 February 2012