Archive for December, 2011

Chelsey Flood signs book deal

'Infinite Sky' is the first novel by recent UEA alumna Chelsey Flood and is to be published in February 2013 by Simon and Schuster in the UK and Arena in Germany. Chelsey (pictured) graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 2010 and was the recipient...

Sue Healy wins playwriting competition

Recent UEA alumna Sue Healy has won the national Sussex Playwrights' Club Annual Competition for her 50 minute radio play 'Shellakybooky', which will be broadcast in Ireland in spring 2012. Earlier this year Sue won the 2011 Highlands & Islands Sho...

W.G. Sebald commemorated

Two new books have been published to coincide with the tenth anniversary of the death of W.G. (Max) Sebald, who joined UEA in 1970 as a lecturer in German Literature and became Professor of European Literature in 1987. He was a founding Director of...

Christie Watson and Ian McEwan on the Today programme

Booker prizewinner Ian McEwan and Costa nominee Christie Watson were featured on this morning’s Today programme on BBC Radio 4 to discuss their experiences of being at UEA, in celebration of 40 years of Creative Writing at the University. Ian was...