Monthly Archives: February 2016

MSt alumna Alex Coulton on “Ten things I learned whilst submitting my novel to agents….”

I graduated from the MSt in 2014, and took another eighteen months to finish my first fiction manuscript. It involved a few dramatic decisions (saving hard for a year so as to afford a six month break from work; leaving … Continue reading

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MSt Tutor Anna Beer on moving on …

I completed the first draft of my new book almost exactly a year ago. For the last twelve months, my writer’s life has been one of editing and proof-reading, punctuated by meetings with marketing people and a belated education in … Continue reading

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MSt tutor Sarah Bakewell’s new book “At the Existentialist Cafe” to be published on 3rd March

MSt tutor Sarah Bakewell’s new book At the Existentialist Cafe is to be published by Chatto & Windus on 3rd March, 2016. “Paris, near the turn of 1933. Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the … Continue reading

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MSt tutor Jane Draycott’s article (and audio) on “Awater” in Poetry News

In the latest issue of Poetry News, MSt tutor Jane Draycott‘s article (and linked audio) follows the strange trail left by the Dutch modernist masterpiece, ‘Awater’    

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