Month: March 2014

Author and comedian Rob Newman at the University of Gloucestershire, Wednesday 26th March

Robert Newman: Fiction, Politics & the Past 19:30, FCH TC001, March 26 2014 Free to students and staff at the university Bookings via this link   Rob Newman is the author of four acclaimed novels and the star of […]

  Uncategorized 19 March 2014  

2014 Cheltenham Poetry Festival

The Cheltenham Poetry Festival is back with another brilliant line-up for 2014. The festival will run from 28th March to 6th April, and once again it will star many poets with connections to the University of Gloucestershire. The […]

  Uncategorized 17 March 2014  

The best Creative Writing course in the UK (if not the world)

The National Student Survey asks all final-year students to give their opinions on their time at university, and this includes measuring how satisfied they were with their course. Well, over the past two years, Creative Writing students at […]

  Uncategorized 12 March 2014  

Inaugural UoG Novel Writing Contest Officially Launched!

After months of build-up, the wait is over.  On Thursday, we sent a representative from our lecturing team down to London to meet with literary agent Becky Thomas, of the Fox Mason Agency, to confirm plans, and finalize […]

  Uncategorized 9 March 2014  

Fire Anthology: Launched and available to buy online

Many thanks to everyone who joined us last week to celebrate the launch of our new anthology. Around 100 people were treated to brilliant readings of prose and poetry, and between them made short work of 10 litres […]

  Uncategorized 6 March 2014  

Double Publishing Success for UoG Creative Writing Student

A big congratulations are due to 3rd year Creative Writing student Meg Paul, who has had two new publications in the last two weeks (in addition to her contribution to Fire!).  First, her story ‘Seeing Without Sight’ was […]

  Uncategorized 5 March 2014  

Well Versed: University of Gloucestershire poets in action this Wednesday

Well Versed is a monthly spoken word and music event sponsored by the Cheltenham Poetry Festival. The events feature a cherry-picked line-up of local poets, plus nationally acclaimed headliners, and this month’s show is starring two poets with […]

  Uncategorized 1 March 2014