Month: November 2012

Christmas Open Mic Night: Tuesday 4th December

The final open mic of the year is on this Tuesday at the Frog and Fiddle Pub. The night’s being co-hosted by Adam Magee and Becca Edwards, and it’s Christmas themed. They say: The theme this time is […]

  Uncategorized 30 November 2012  

Two new stories from UoG Lecturers

University of Gloucestershire Creative Writing lecturers Tyler Keevil and D.D. Johnston have published new short stories in On Spec and The Lampeter Review. Tyler’s latest story, ‘Canine Court’, appears in the current issue of On Spec, Canada’s premiere magazine of slipsteam […]

  Uncategorized 28 November 2012  

Smoke Anthology – Launch Night

We’ve now booked a date for the launch of Smoke: the exceptional new anthology of writing from students on the University of Gloucestershire Creative Writing courses. We’ll be launching Smoke at a wine reception on Wednesday 12th December at FCH Campus […]

  Uncategorized 25 November 2012  

Dolls by K.J. Moore

K.J. Moore’s new novella, Dolls, was published in the summer, but I just got my copy, and it looks great! It’s published by Blood Bound Books, and here’s how they describe the plot: A young man suffocates to death […]

  Uncategorized 21 November 2012  

UoG poets this Friday

There’s a great poetry event happening at the Meantime Project Space this Friday, and the performers include University of Gloucestershire postgraduate students Angela France and Katie Hammond. The organisers are promising ‘A cracking line-up of established poets, introduced […]

  Uncategorized 20 November 2012  

Open Mic this Tuesday

The penultimate open mic night of the year will be held on Tuesday 20th November. Bookies are predicting it will be a slightly quieter night than the final, Christmas-themed bash, so if you want to read but don’t […]

  Uncategorized 17 November 2012  

Eleven Places

Eleven Places, a Theatre Company comprised of four University of Gloucestershire graduates (Lucy Tyler, Keely O’Shaughnessy, Luke Dean, and Claire Holland), is soon to start a month-long residency at the Meantime project space. As part of the residency, […]

  Uncategorized 16 November 2012  

Hookline Novel Competition

The 5th annual Hookline Novel Competition is now accepting submissions, which may be of interest to MA students and recent graduates, particularly those with a would-be bestseller in the hopper.  Here’s the low-down, as outlined on the competition website: […]

  Uncategorized 10 November 2012  

The Drive: Tyler Keevil sells new novel

Fans of Tyler’s writing will be excited to hear that Myriad have recently purchased English language rights for his second novel, The Drive. The Drive tells the story of Trevor, who embarks on an epic road trip from […]

  Uncategorized 5 November 2012  

UoG student commended in The Stephen Spender Prize for Translation

Congratulations to Margot Harrison, who has been shortlisted and commended for The Times Stephen Spender Prize. This prestigious prize celebrates the best in poetry translation and Margot impressed the judges with her English translation of the Irish-language poem […]

  Uncategorized 3 November 2012