Archive for August, 2012

Ian McEwan at UEA

UEA's first creative writing student, Ian McEwan (pictured), will be returning to the university on 21st October as part of the Autumn 2012 International Literary Festival. The festival opens on September 26 with Sebastian Faulks, and will continue...

‘The Liars’ Gospel’ by Naomi Alderman

‘The Liars’ Gospel’ is the third novel by UEA alumna Naomi Alderman and is published by Viking this week. Naomi completed the MA in Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) in 2003, when she was that year’s winner of the David Higham Award. Her fir...

Naomi Alderman to be mentored by Margaret Atwood

UEA Creative Writing graduate Naomi Alderman has been selected by the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative to be mentored for one year by the Canadian writer Margaret Atwood. The mentorship initiative, which was launched in 2002, is an inte...

‘Sweet Tooth’ by Ian McEwan

‘Sweet Tooth’ is the new novel by UEA alumnus Ian McEwan and is published by Jonathan Cape this month. Ian graduated from the UEA Creative Writing MA in 1971 and published his first collection of short stories, 'First Love, Last Rites', in 1975...

‘How I Killed Margaret Thatcher’ by Anthony Cartwright

‘How I Killed Margaret Thatcher’ is the third novel by UEA alumnus Anthony Cartwright and is published by Tindal Street Press this month. Anthony was born in 1973 in Dudley and graduated from the UEA undergraduate programme in 1996. His first n...

‘Genie and Paul’ by Natasha Soobramanien

‘Genie and Paul’ is the first novel by UEA alumna Natasha Soobramanien and is published by Myriad Editions this month. Natasha (pictured) completed her MA in Creative Writing at UEA in 2002 and her PhD in Creative & Critical Writing in 2010. He...

‘The Book of Guardians’ by Derek Neale

'The Book of Guardians' is the debut novel by UEA alumnus Derek Neale and is published by this month by Salt Modern Fiction. Derek (pictured) graduated from the UEA Creative Writing MA in 1993 and completed his PhD in Creative and Critical Writing ...

Sam Riviere’s debut collection

‘81 Austerities’ is the debut collection of poetry by UEA writer Sam Riviere and is published by Faber and Faber today. Sam was born in 1981 and began writing poetry during his BA in Creative and Cultural Studies at the Norwich School of Art an...