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MSt tutor George Szirtes’ article, “Hungary has been shamed by Viktor Orbán’s government” has been published in The Guardian.
‘The music says freedom exists…’ MSt Tutor, Jenny Lewis, at the POESI-O-RAMA Festival, Malmö, Sweden, 11-13 September, 2015 I was honoured to be asked to read with Adnan al-Sayegh at the POESI-O-RAMA Festival in Malmo, Sweden on 12 September 2015. … Continue reading
MSt alumna Maya Popa’s article on Irish poetry has appeared in Poetry, and another piece of her is on Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog. Read Forever Writing from Ireland and A Kind of Seduction
MSt tutor Jane Draycott’s podcast for the Royal Literary Fund on the characters and personae poets meet in their writing is now available at the RLF site (http://www.rlf.org.uk/showcase/wa_episode21/)
Bette Adriaanse on writing, the course and getting published In the second year of the Master in Creative Writing, I started writing what would become my first novel, Rus Like Everyone Else. There was no plan, I only had a … Continue reading
MSt tutor Alice Jolly’s article in The Daily Mail – “First person: ‘My little girl has three mothers'”
“Despite losing a baby and suffering several miscarriages and IVF failures, writer Alice Jolly was determined to find a way to have another child…” Read the article at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-3018179/First-person-little-girl-three-mothers.html
‘Every beautiful poem is an act of resistance’ – MSt Tutor Jenny Lewis at the Al Kalima International Forum of Poetry, Morocco, March 2015.
‘Every beautiful poem is an act of resistance’: reflections on a voyage poétique. By Jenny Lewis, 31 March 2015 For every physical journey there is an accompanying internal, psychological and spiritual one and my trip to the Third Rencontre Internationale … Continue reading
MSt tutor Nicoletta Demetriou’s University of Nicosia TEDx talk on “The Wonders of Writing” in November 2014 is now available to view online.
In “The Author” magazine, the journal of the Society of Authors, MSt tutor Roopa Farooki, “calls for more diverse heroes in books written for children and young adults”. Download and read the full article (thanks to “The Author” magazine for … Continue reading