Month: November 2013

Professor Jack Zipes speaking at the University of Gloucestershire this Wednesday

The acclaimed American professor Jack Zipes will be delivering a public lecture – The Grimness of Contemporary Fairy Tales – at FCH Campus on Wednesday 20th November. Zipes is famous for his brilliant Marxist and feminist analyses of […]

  Uncategorized 19 November 2013  

Creative Writing students’ open mic night in Cheltenham this Tuesday

There’s an open mic this Tuesday (19th November), and the theme – brace yourself – is fantasy. It’s being hosted by Alice Rowan, and fancy dress is ‘welcome but not compulsory’. If you do fancy getting orced up, […]

  Uncategorized 18 November 2013  

Submission Call: Revolutions!

The NAWE Young Writer’s Hub is looking for submissions from writers under 25 on the theme of revolution, for its latest issue of its e-zine Myths of the Near Future.  University of Gloucestershire students have had success with their […]

  Uncategorized 17 November 2013  

New Staff Publications

We’ve had a few new staff publications recently.  First and foremost, part-time Creative Writing lecturer Rowan Middleton has had his latest work published in the prestigious London Magazine, the UK’s oldest cultural journal.  Rowan’s poem ‘Corn Dolly’ uses the […]

  Uncategorized 17 November 2013  

Authors for the Philipphines

Aspiring writers might want to check out the numerous auctions taking place on the Authors For The Philippines website.  The goal is to raise money for the Red Cross’s Typhoon Haiyan Appeal.  To that end, all kinds of writing-related goodies […]

  Uncategorized 17 November 2013  

Student Poetry Publications

As a follow-up to our post from last week, we wanted to announce that three of our third year students have now had their work published on Michelle McGrane’s poetry blog, Peony Moon.  The poems include Caitlin Clarke’s […]

  Uncategorized 11 November 2013  

The Big Graduation Social, this Thursday!

Time to get dressed up and celebrate: the Big Graduation Social starts at 7:30pm, at The Railway pub, this Thursday (7th November)! All years are very welcome – nay, demanded – to attend, and whether you’ve been to […]

  Uncategorized 4 November 2013  

Submission call for BA, MA, & PhD Creative Writing students!

Miso magazine, a new literary print magazine, is currently looking for submissions for its next issue.  They are interested in poetry and short-short fiction of up to 500 words.  They only accept submissions from BA, MA, & PhD […]

  Uncategorized 1 November 2013  

Unislam! Competition and U of G Student Poetry Publications

It’s been an important week for the poets on our program here at U of G.  Firstly, the university’s slam poetry team took part in the inaugural Unislam! competition, hosted by Birmingham University. Angela France, lecturer in Creative […]

  Uncategorized 1 November 2013