Month: October 2015

UoG lecturer Angela France appointed as Cheltenham Poet in Residence

Congratulations to poetry star Angela France who on National Poetry Day was announced as Cheltenham’s new Poet in Residence. It’s the first time Cheltenham has appointed a bard, and they couldn’t have chosen anyone better. Angela is Cheltenham […]

  Uncategorized 30 October 2015  

One Week To Compass Launch!

A week today, on Tuesday October 27th, the UoG Writing Programme will be launching Compass: New Writing IV, the latest anthology in the New Writing series, featuring the best prose, poetry, and drama by students on our course.  […]

  Uncategorized 20 October 2015  

Novel Writing Contest Shortlist!

This week, the much anticipated shortlist for the 2015 UoG Novel Writing Contest has been revealed.  It was a competitive field and the judges did not approach it lightly: it required much deliberating and soul-searching and debating before […]

  Uncategorized 13 October 2015  

Creative Writing open mic night, tonight!

Barbecues stowed in sheds, children’s sand pits filling with water and leaves; yes, summer is over, but the good news is that open mics are back! Tonight, Tuesday 13th October, we’re set for the first open mic of the new […]

  Uncategorized 13 October 2015  

Find Your Way to the Launch of the Compass New Writing Anthology!

From amid the the white noise of everyday existence – the static that echoes in all our ears – some mysterious coordinates recently materialized: it seems an event is coming to 51.8833° N, 2.0667° W (that’s the latitude […]

  Uncategorized 10 October 2015  

Show Don’t Tell Issue 6 Launch

For those who haven’t heard about it (and who hasn’t?!) Show Don’t Tell is the UoG Creative Writing society magazine, by the students and for the students.  Begun last year, it has become a barnstorming success, so we’re […]

  Uncategorized 5 October 2015  

Team UoG Strikes Again

The other week Creative Writing Lecturer and BA Course Leader Tyler Keevil was down in London to read at Waterstones Picadilly for the most recent Word Factory short story salon.  He performed alongside, and was in conversation with, […]

  Uncategorized 5 October 2015  

Angela France on Woman’s Hour

There’s been a sequence of wonderful events, readings, and happenings involving UoG staff and students lately, and we have another one to announce: poetry lecturer Angela France recently appeared on BBC4 Woman’s Hour, during the session guest edited […]

  Uncategorized 1 October 2015