Archive for November, 2011

Jean McNeil’s first collection of poetry.


‘Night Orders’ is the debut collection of poetry by UEA Creative Writing tutor, Jean McNeil, and has just been published by Smith/Doorstop Books. Subtitled ‘Poems from the Arctic and Antarctic’, the collection draws on her recent experienc...

UEA Creative Writing to receive Queen’s Anniversary Prize.

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The University of East Anglia's Creative Writing programme is to be awarded a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education, the UK’s most prestigious higher education award. The news was announced at a reception at St James’ Pala...

Body of Work to be launched at UEA London

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A new book celebrating four decades of Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia is to be launched at UEA London on 1st December. ‘Body of Work’ is edited by UEA Professor of Creative Writing, Giles Foden, and is published by Full Circ...

Justine Mann wins ‘Highly Commended’ in the Bridport Prize

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UEA graduate Justine Mann has won a Highly Commended award for her story ‘Love By Proxy’ in this year’s international Bridport Short Story Prize, judged by AL Kennedy. Justine (pictured) graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 2008, when she ...

Sian Melangell Dafydd and Tiffany Murray in Kerala


Two UEA graduates, Siân Melangell Dafydd and Tiffany Murray, are appearing at this year’s Hay literary festival in Kerala, India. Siân (pictured) graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 2006 and is appearing as part of the India Wales Writers Ch...

Joshua Allen and Ashley Stokes in ‘Unthology 2’


Two UEA writers are included in the latest collection of new short fiction to be published by independent publisher, Unthank Books. Joshua Allen is a current student on the Prose Fiction MA, having graduated from UEA’s BA in Literature & Philoso...

Janice Okoh wins the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting

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Recent UEA graduate Janice Okoh has won the 2011 Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting for her play ‘Three Birds’. Janice (pictured) graduated from the Scriptwriting strand of UEA’s MA in Creative Writing in 2008, and was one of twelve writers sel...

Andrew Miller shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award

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UEA alumnus Andrew Miller has been included on the shortlist of four for the 2012 Costa Novel Award. Andrew (pictured) is nominated for his sixth novel, ‘Pure’, which was published by Sceptre earlier this year. He graduated from the Prose Fict...

Christie Watson shortlisted for Costa First Novel Award


Recent UEA graduate Christie Watson has been included on the shortlist of four for the 2012 Costa First Novel Award. Christie (pictured) graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 2008 and published her first novel, ‘Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away’, with...

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