Archive for May, 2011

‘Clare Morgan’s new novel

‘A Book for All and None’ is the second novel by UEA alumna Clare Morgan and is published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson this week. Clare graduated from the Creative Writing MA in 1991 having already published one novel, ‘A Touch of the Other’...

UEA teams up with the Guardian to offer writing Masterclasses.

UEA has today announced a partnership with the Guardian to offer a series of Creative Writing Masterclasses in London to be taught by award-winning authors including Adam Foulds (who graduated from the UEA Creative Writing MA in 2000), Bernardine ...

Anjali Joseph shortlisted for Desmond Elliott Prize

The longlist of ten contenders for this year’s Desmond Elliott prize has been reduced to a shortlist of three, including UEA writer Anjali Joseph for her first novel ‘Saraswati Park’. Anjali graduated from the Creative Writing MA in 2008 and ...

The Art of Writing Fiction by Andrew Cowan

'The Art of Writing Fiction' is new guidebook to Creative Writing by UEA Senior Lecturer Andrew Cowan and is published by Pearson Longman this month.  The twelve chapters of the book - which contains dozens of writing exercises - correspond closel...

Anjali Joseph shortlisted for Ondaatje Prize

‘Saraswati Park’, the debut novel by UEA writer Anjali Joseph, has been shortlisted for this year’s Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, which is worth £10,000 and rewards a distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry that ev...

‘The Echo Chamber’ by Luke Williams

‘The Echo Chamber’ is the debut novel by UEA Creative Writing alumnus Luke Williams and is published by Hamish Hamilton this month. Luke was born in 1977 and grew up in Fife, Scotland. He studied History at Edinburgh University before joining t...

Adam Foulds wins Encore Award

UEA Creative Writing alumnus Adam Foulds has won the 2011 Encore Award 2011 for his second novel, ‘The Quickening Maze’. The £10,000 prize was presented by the novelist Ali Smith at a reception in London earlier this week. Adam graduated from ...

John Boyne’s new novel

‘The Absolutist’ is the new novel by UEA Creative Writing alumnus John Boyne and is published by Doubleday in the UK this week. John’s 2006 novel for children, ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’, has sold 5 million copies worldwide and was ...

Best Selling novel translated by Ann Gagliardi

Twice Born', the bestselling Italian novel by Margaret Mazzantini, has been translated by UEA Creative Writing alumna Ann Gagliardi and will be published this month by Viking Penguin in the USA and Oneworld in the UK. Originally from the USA, Ann g...

‘The English German Girl’ by Jake Wallis Simons

‘The English German Girl’ is the second novel by Jake Wallis Simons and is published this month by Polygon. Born in London in 1978, Jake was awarded a first class degree in English from St Peter’s College, Oxford, before undertaking a PhD in ...

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