Archive for July, 2012

Tom Benn and D.W. Wilson nominated for Dylan Thomas Prize

Two graduates of the 2010 Creative Writing MA at UEA have been included on the longlist for the 2012 University of Wales Dylan Thomas Prize, which is worth £30,000 to the winner and is open to any published writer in the English language aged betw...

Seldom Seen by Sarah Ridgard

'Seldom Seen' is the debut novel by UEA alumna Sarah Ridgard and is published by Hutchinson this week. Sarah graduated with distinction from the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2002, having previously worked for Amnesty International, Oxf...

Colm Berrill in anniversary issue of The Barcelona Review

A short story by UEA Creative Writing alumnus Colm Berrill has been selected for inclusion in the fifteenth anniversary issue of The Barcelona Review. Colm was born in Ireland and studied English at De Montford University before joining the UEA Cre...

Tim Clare’s debut collection

‘Pub Stuntman’ is the debut collection of poetry by UEA alumnus Tim Clare and is published this month by Nasty Little Press. Tim (pictured) graduated from the Creative Writing (Prose) MA in 2004 and is the author of the memoir ‘We Can’t All...

Onoto to sponsor new MA bursary

The Onoto Pen Company is to sponsor an annual award for a student to study the MA in Creative Writing at UEA. The Onoto Creative Writing Scholarship will be worth £5,000 towards the recipient’s course fees, plus an Onoto pen worth £300. The fir...

Tom Benn nominated for the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger

UEA alumnus Tom Benn has been nominated for this year’s John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger for his first novel, ‘The Doll Princess’, which was published by Jonathan Cape earlier this year. Tom (pictured) was born in 1987, and grew up in Stockpor...