Archive for September, 2011

DW Wilson wins BBC National Short Story Award

DW Wilson

UEA writer DW (Dave) Wilson has been announced as the winner of this year’s BBC National Short Story Award. Dave (pictured) won the £15,000 prize for his story ‘The Dead Roads’, which was written during his MA year and is included in his de...

A Gathering Storm

Rachel Hore (colour)

‘A Gathering Storm’ is the fifth novel by UEA tutor Rachel Hore and is published by Simon & Schuster this week. Rachel (pictured) worked in publishing for many years and teaches the Publishing module that leads to the production of the annual...

‘The Causal Perfect’ by Lavinia Greenlaw

Greenlaw, Lavinia

‘The Casual Perfect’ is the new collection of poetry by UEA Professor of Creative Writing Lavinia Greenlaw and is published by Faber & Faber this week. Professor Greenlaw (pictured) has previously published three books of poetry, most recently...

Guardian 9/11 stories by Rob Magnusson Smith and Helon Habila

helon habila

Stories by two UEA Creative Writing alumni have been included in the Guardian’s 9/11 short fiction project, which is running all this week and aims to bring together writers from all over the world ‘to examine what has changed and what has not...

Green Dobermans by Liz Adams

‘Green Dobermans’ is the debut collection of poetry from Liz Adams and is published by Lazy Gramophone Press this month. Liz graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) at UEA in 2007, having previously completed the BA in English...

David Almond’s new novel

‘The True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean’ is the first novel for adults by UEA alumnus David Almond and is published by Viking this week. David (pictured) graduated from UEA in 1973 with a BA in English and American Studies, and published his f...

‘Once You Break a Knuckle’ by DW Wilson

‘Once You Break a Knuckle’ is the debut collection of short stories by UEA writer DW (Dave) Wilson and is published by Hamish Hamilton Canada this week. Dave graduated from UEA’s Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA in 2010, when he was the i...