Month: February 2014

Graduate Lucie Brownlee signs global book deal with Virgin Books

Congratulations to University of Gloucestershire graduate Lucie Brownlee who has recently signed a major book deal to publish her memoir, Me After You. In 2012 she tragically lost her husband and courageously began recording her experiences in her award-winning blog, Wife […]

  Uncategorized 26 February 2014  

The Carnival Leaves Town…

The submission window for Carnival is now officially closed. We would like to thank everyone who contributed. Your submissions have demonstrated exceptional courage and creative flare, reminiscent of The Great Coney Island Water Carnival: ‘Remarkable head-foremost dives from […]

  Uncategorized 25 February 2014  

Last Chance to Submit Work!

Last call, ladies and gentlemen. The Carnival is packing up and leaving town at MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. You still have 12 hours to submit your best artwork, poetry, or prose. If in doubt, SEND IT IN. You have nothing […]

  Uncategorized 24 February 2014  

More Student Writing Success!

It’s been a good couple of weeks for students on the writing programme here at UoG, and we’re proud to announce two recent publications.  Firstly, MA student Sue Pearce has placed not only one, but two pieces of […]

  Uncategorized 22 February 2014  

Step Right Up and Submit!

The Carnival continues and there’s dancing in the streets. If you haven’t yet managed to send your work to us this is a reminder that the submission window closes in less than FIVE DAYS. The standard so far […]

  Uncategorized 20 February 2014  

Fire Anthology, launch and after-party, on Thu 27th February

You are cordially invited to the launch of the University of Gloucestershire’s brilliant new anthology of Creative Writing, Fire. Join us on Thursday 27th for a wine reception at FCH Campus, with readings from the book and refreshments, […]

  Uncategorized 11 February 2014  

Creative Writing Valentine’s open-mic this Monday

Do you ever get spam from weird speciality dating sites? For some reason I’m particularly targeted by adverts promising me the chance to date men in uniform. Well, this Monday, the open mic series at the University of […]

  Uncategorized 9 February 2014  

Do You Meet the Minimum Height-Requirements? Then Buckle Up and Get Ready for…

We are proud to officially announce that Carnival, the 2014 UoG Creative Writing anthology, is now open for submissions.  Carnival will showcase the best of UoG’s creative talent, and, for the first time, submissions will be open to […]

  Uncategorized 5 February 2014