Archive for September, 2012

‘Girl in White’

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Based on the life of German Expressionist painter Paula Modersohn-Becker, ‘Girl in White’ is the new novel by UEA alumna Sue Hubbard, who graduated from the Creative Writing MA in 1995. It is published by Cinnamon Press this month. Sue is a f...

Sharlene Teo wins Booker Foundation Scholarship

Singaporean writer Sharlene Teo has been announced as this year’s recipient of the UEA-Booker Foundation scholarship, which enables a student to undertake the Creative Writing (Prose Fiction) MA and covers course fees and living and travel expe...

The Unpierced Heart by Katy Darby

Katy Darby

Originally published as ‘The Whores' Asylum’ by Fig Tree, ‘The Unpierced Heart’ is the debut novel by UEA alumna Katy Darby and is published by Penguin today. Katy (pictured) graduated from the Creative Writing MA in 2006, when she was the...

Book deal for Will Boast

Will Boast

Will Boast, the 2011 Charles Pick Writing Fellow at UEA, has signed a book deal with Norton in the US to publish his memoir, 'The Pantomime Horse'. Will (pictured) was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University from 2008-2010, and worked on his memoir...

‘Merivel’ by Rose Tremain

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'Merivel: A Man Of His Time' is the new novel by UEA alumna Rose Tremain and is published by Chatto and Windus today. A sequel to 'Restoration', which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1990, this is her eighteenth publication and follows 'Tre...

‘The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas’ by David Almond

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‘The Boy Who Swam With Piranhas’ is the new novel for children by UEA alumnus David Almond and is published by Walker Books this week. David (pictured) was last year shortlisted for the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize for ‘My Name is Mina...

Mags Chalcraft wins playwriting competition

Mags Chalcraft wins playwriting competition 4th September Current UEA undergraduate, Mags Chalcraft, has won a playwriting competition for her play ‘Tunnel’, which will be performed this month at the Bulbul 2012 event at The Nightingale Theatr...