Archive for February, 2011

Edward Hogan’s new novel

‘The Hunger Trace’ is the second novel by UEA alumnus Edward Hogan and is published by Simon & Schuster this month. Edward (pictured) graduated from the Creative Writing MA at UEA in 2004 and was the recipient of that year's David Higham Award....

Maire Cooney wins international short story award

Recent UEA graduate Maire Cooney has won the 2010 Raymond Carver Short Story Award for her story ‘The White Rabbit’. The award is organised by US literary journal The Carve, and is worth $1,000 to the winner. Maire’s winning story is publishe...

Maire Cooney wins international short story award

Recent UEA graduate Maire Cooney has won the 2010 Raymond Carver Short Story Award for her story ‘The White Rabbit’. The award is organised by US literary journal The Carve, and is worth $1,000 to the winner. Maire’s winning story is ...

Jane Lawes signs book deal with Usborne

UEA graduate Jane Lawes (pictured) has signed with book publisher Usborne to write a series of novels for children on the theme of gymnastics. The first three titles in the Gym Stars series will be ‘Summertime and Somersaults’, ‘Friendships a...

Reel ed altre poesie

'Reel ed altre poesie' is the Italian-language selected poems of UEA Reader in Creative Writing, George Szirtes. Translated by the Italian poet Gabriele Natali and published by Polistampa, this is the third translated selection of George's work, fo...

New book by Agnes Lehoczky

‘Poetry, the Geometry of the Living Substance’ by UEA graduate Agnes Lehoczky is the first sustained study in English of one of the most important Hungarian writers of the 20th century, the modernist poet Ágnes Nemes Nagy. It has just been pub...

Ian McEwan to receive Jerusalem Prize

UEA alumnus Ian McEwan (pictured) is to receive Israel’s most prestigious literary award, the Jerusalem prize, at the Jerusalem book fair this month. The prize, which is worth £6,000, is awarded biennially to a writer whose works deal with theme...

Philip Langeskov in Best Short Stories

A short story by UEA writer Philip Langeskov is to be included in the forthcoming anthology, ‘The Best British Short Stories 2011’, edited by Nicholas Royle and scheduled for publication in April by Salt. Philip graduated from the UEA Creative ...