Month: October 2012

Creative Writing at the University of Gloucestershire

We think there’s no better creative writing programme in the country, and our recent graduates seem to agree: this year the Creative Writing BA at the University of Gloucestershire was one of few writing courses to achieve a […]

  Uncategorized 29 October 2012  

Halloween Open Mic

The next open mic is on Tuesday night and – wait for it – apparently it’s Halloween themed. The official word is that costumes are ‘optional but encouraged.’ Eek. It’s on Tuesday the 30th October, at the Frog […]

  Uncategorized 27 October 2012  

Come to Where I’m From

Paine’s Plough, the UK’s leading new writing company, is in Cheltenham on November 1st, as they seek to weave a theatrical tapestry of the UK. In towns across the country, Paine’s Plough have commissioned local playwrights to write […]

  Uncategorized 23 October 2012  

Poet’s publishing success

Congratulations to BA Creative Writing student Tatia Nichols-Arlès, whose poems are to be anthologised in Journey to Crone, a collection being published by Chuffed Buff Books. The book, which aims ‘to voice and cherish the vast experiences of womanhood’ is being […]

  Uncategorized 23 October 2012  

Smoke Anthology: Sneak Preview

We’ve got preview copies of the anthology, and they look pretty sweet 🙂 The rest of the books are on their way, currently in a boat. I like to think that at this moment they’re somewhere near the […]

  Uncategorized 16 October 2012  

Templar Poets and Guests live in Worcester and Chipping Norton

Here’s some news on a couple of local(ish) poetry events: University of Gloucestershire Creative Writing tutor Angela France is performing in Worcester tomorrow night as part of a series of events organised by Templar Poetry. Angela holds an […]

  Uncategorized 16 October 2012  

Volunteers Needed For Lit Fest

Organizers of the XX Minifest of Women’s Writing are looking for volunteers to help with the event on October 27th. This is a great opportunity for students and fledgeling writers to gain some experience, pad out their CV’s, […]

  Uncategorized 6 October 2012  

U of G graduate qualifies for BSSC 2012!

Congratulations to recent Creative Writing graduate Claire Holland, whose short screenplay ‘Melting Plastic’ has made it past the first round of selections and qualified for the renowned British Short Screenplay Competition 2012, sponsored by The Times, NFTS, and […]

  Uncategorized 6 October 2012  

Open Mic Night, Monday 8th October

September’s open mic night was one of the biggest ever – more than sixty students turned up for literary revelry. The next event is this Monday (8th October). Once again, it’s in the Barn Bar @ the Frog […]

  Uncategorized 4 October 2012  

Cheltenham Literature Festival Preview

Don’t worry if you’ve missed the ticket rush for J.K. Rowling (the well-known state-of-the-nation author, who has also written children’s books about a wizard), there’s loads more to see at this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival. We reckon this […]

  Uncategorized 1 October 2012