Earth of Eternity: Shelley and Existence (Seminar, 14th November)

When: 14th November, 17.30-19.00 Where: Seminar Room, Hallgarth House, Durham University Share: Let us know you are coming via the Facebook event. Our next Inventions of the Text seminar is with Dr Madeleine Callaghan (University of Sheffield). This seminar is open to all but spaces may be limited, so please arrive early and let us... Continue Reading →

CANCELLED This Place is Going to the Dogs (Film screening, 9th November)

Unfortunately, due to the inclement weather making it impossible to put a race meet on, the associated filming of Louise Powell's film has been cancelled. An alternative screening will be arranged in due course. When: 9th November, 19.00 Where: Wheatley Hill Greyhound Stadium Entry: Open to the public, standard entry fees apply Writing Durham will... Continue Reading →

Worlds of Print: Creative Writing in Colonial West Africa (Public lecture, 7th November)

When: 7th November, 18.15-19.15 Where: Ken Wade Lecture Theatre, Calman Learning Centre, Durham University Share: Let us know you are coming via the Facebook event. We're delighted to welcome Professor Stephanie Newell from Yale University, to give this free lecture on Creative Writing in Colonial West Africa, 1880s-1930s. Although devised with an academic audience in... Continue Reading →

Shoestring Press Poetry Reading (17th October)

Everyone is welcome to this Durham Book Festival Fringe event, featuring three brilliant poets who have collectively published thirteen full-length collections, many with Shoestring Press. When: 17th October, 17.00-18.00 Where: St Chad's College Chapel Tickets: Free and unticketed. Open to all. Carole Coates Carole Coates was a late starter in poetry, having spent many years... Continue Reading →

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