Archive for February, 2012

Andrew Cowan receives Queen’s Anniversary Prize for UEA

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At a ceremony at Buckingham Palace today, UEA’s Vice Chancellor Professor Edward Action and UEA’s Director of Creative Writing Andrew Cowan received a Queen's Anniversary Prize for Further and Higher Education on behalf of the UEA Creative Wri...

Andrea Holland wins Cafe Writers Norfolk Commission 2012

UEA Poetry tutor Andrea Holland has won the 2012 Café Writers Norfolk Commission, an annual prize awarded to a Norfolk poet to produce a pamphlet of poems in response to Norfolk. Andrea was previously the winner of the 2007 Poetry Business Competi...

Andrea Holland wins Cafe Writers Norfolk Commission 2012

UEA Poetry tutor Andrea Holland has won the 2012 Café Writers Norfolk Commission, an annual prize awarded to a Norfolk poet to produce a pamphlet of poems in response to Norfolk. Andrea was previously the winner of the 2007 Poetry Business Competi...

Eliza Robertson shortlisted for Willesden Herald Prize

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Current UEA student Eliza Robertson has been shortlisted for the Willesden Herald International Short Story Prize, which is this year being judged by Roddy Doyle. The winner will be announced in March and all ten shortlisted stories will be publish...

Jean McNeil wins PRISM Non-Fiction contest.

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UEA Creative Writing tutor Jean McNeil is the winner of this year’s PRISM magazine contest for ‘Ice Diaries: a climate change memoir’. Founded in 1959, and associated with Creative Writing programme at the University of Western Columbia, PRI...

Charlotte Stretch wins Curtis Brown Award

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Charlotte Stretch is this year's winner of the £1,500 Curtis Brown Award, which is awarded annually to the best student on the UEA Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA, as chosen by a panel of Curtis Brown agents. The prize was established by the ...

Helen Smith wins Jerwood Award

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UEA lecturer Helen Smith has won a Jerwood Award worth £5,000 for her forthcoming biography, ‘Edward Garnett: The Uncommon Reader’, which will be published by Jonathan Cape in the UK next year, and by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in the USA. The...

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