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Monthly Archives: February 2013
“exploring the rich connections between poetry, medicine and health, featuring acclaimed poets John Burnside, Jo Shapcott and Jane Draycott.” Tickets are £9.50 online at the Kings Place website or £11.50 at the Kings Place box office on 020 7520 1490 … Continue reading
MSt alumnus James Benmore will be taking part in a Historical Fiction Festival on Sunday 14th April at Summerhall in Edinburgh. He will be talking about Dickens with the author Ronald Frame, who has recently published a novel called “Havisham” … Continue reading
Saturday 2nd March, 2013, 7.00pm New College Cellar Bar Suggested donation £2 Hosted by Oxford Student PEN Featuring poets, Luke Kennard, Kiran Millwood Hargrave and David Sergeant and poems by imprisoned Cameroonian poet, Enoh Meyomesse.
An evening with three of Oxford’s Rising Literary Stars. With MSt alumnus Prajwal Parajuly, MSt tutor Sam Thompson, and Patrick McGuinness. The three authors will be in conversation with Dr. Clare Morgan, Director of the MSt. Tickets: £3 (available from … Continue reading
There are three categories: The novel: Short list judge Tracy Chevalier Synopsis and opening chapters (up to 15,000 words in total) Entry fee – £11 for each novel submitted The short story: Short list judge Julia Churchill, The Greenhouse Literary … Continue reading
The 2013 Cheshire Prize for literature has now opened. The prize is for poetry. Note that this open only to writers with a Cheshire connection: “The writer must have been born, live or have lived, study or have studied, work … Continue reading
MSt alumnus James Benmore’s novel Dodger, an amusing novel about the life and (mis)adventures of the Artful Dodger (from Dickens’ Oliver Twist) after he returns from deportation to Australia, will be published on 11 April 2013 by Heron Books. Available … Continue reading
Clare Morgan, Director of the MSt, “The Ruffian in the Market Place” at the Oxford Literary Festival, 21 Mar 2013
Clare Morgan (Director, MSt) and Susan Sellers (Professor, English, St Andrew’s University) on The Ruffian in the Market Place: What Do We Read Fiction For? “Drawing on literary predecessors as varied as Jane Austen, Henry Miller, Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, … Continue reading
MSt tutor George Szirtes has several recent publications: Poetry Bad Machine (UK Bloodaxe, 2013) Bad Machine (UK Sheeps Meadow, 2013) Poems for Children In the Land of the Giants (Salt 2012) Translation Yudit Kiss: The Summer My Father Died (Telegram) … Continue reading
MSt student Prajwal Parajuly’s The Gurkha’s Daughter: Stories (Quercus, 3 Jan 2013), a collection of stories about Gurkhas, Darjeeling, Kalimpong and the world, was number four on the Amazon “Hot New Releases” on 13 November 2012. Update: Prajwal will be … Continue reading