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Elisabeth Fairchild in The Missouri Review

27/07/2011

‘A Heavy Breath’, a new short story by UEA graduate Elisabeth Fairchild, appears in the Summer 2011 issue of The Missouri Review. Elisabeth (pictured) was born in San Francisco and grew up among the coastal redwoods of northern California. She...

Emily Bullock wins Bristol Short Story Prize

20/07/2011

UEA Creative Writing graduate Emily Bullock has won this year’s Bristol Short Story Prize worth £1,000 plus a £150 Waterstone’s gift card. Emily’s story, ‘My Girl’, will be published in Venue Magazine and Bristol Review of Books as we...

Jacob Marcet nominated for FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest

07/07/2011

Recent UEA graduate Jacob Marcet has been named as one of the finalists in this year’s FOX TV-New York Television Festival Comedy Script Contest. Originally from the US, Jacob completed his MA in Creative Writing (Scriptwriting) at UEA in 2009. ...

The Art of Camping by Matthew de Abaitua

04/07/2011

‘The Art of Camping: The History and Practice of Sleeping Under the Stars’ by Matthew De Abaitua is both a history of camping and a memoir of a year spent touring with his wife and three children and is published by Hamish Hamilton this week. ...

Aifric Campbell in ‘New Irish Short Stories’

01/07/2011

‘Larry, lay down’ is a new short story by UEA alumna Aifric Campbell and is included in the anthology ‘New Irish Short Stories, edited by Joseph O’Connor and recently published by Faber. Aifric (pictured) completed an MA in Creative Writing...

Debut novel by Martha Schabas

30/06/2011

Various Positions' is the debut novel by UEA Creative Writing graduate Martha Schabas (pictured) and is published by Doubleday Canada this week. Martha was born in Toronto and gained a BA in Political Science from McGill University before coming to...

Anjali Joseph wins Desmond Elliott Prize

23/06/2011

Having last week won a Betty Trask Award worth £10,000 for her first novel ‘Saraswati Park’, UEA writer Anjali Joseph has been chosen as the recipient of this year’s Desmond Elliott Prize, also worth £10,000. Anjali graduated from the Creat...

Anjali Joseph wins Betty Trask Award

15/06/2011

UEA writer Anjali Joseph (pictured) has won this year’s main prize of £10,000 in the Betty Trask Awards for her first novel ‘Saraswati Park’. Anjali graduated from the Creative Writing MA in 2008 and is currently completing a PhD in Creative...

David Almond longlisted for Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize

13/06/2011

UEA alumnus David Almond has been longlisted for this year’s Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize for ‘My Name is Mina’, published by Hodder last year. David graduated from UEA in 1973 with a BA in English and American Studies, and published ...

Sue Healy wins Molly Keane Memorial Creative Writing Award

12/06/2011

UEA Creative Writing graduate Sue Healy has won the 2011 Molly Keane Memorial Creative Writing Award, a national short story competition in Ireland, for her story 'Snailsock'. She collected her award at the Lismore Festival of Writing yesterday. Su...