New Podcast: Poet Caroline Bird Speaks to the 98 Percent

Stream here or download via your favourite podcast player. “Poetry doesn’t ask you how old you are at the door”, says Caroline Bird, reflecting on the fact that her first collection, Looking at Letterboxes, was published when she was aged just 15. Since then, Caroline has authored four more collections, won numerous awards, and been... Continue Reading →

What are your top tips for overcoming writers block?

It's National Writing Day this coming Wednesday, 27th June. This year features an activity called Write Away, designed to get us all writing freely. So for this week's #MondayMusing, what are your top tips for overcoming writers block? How do you get started when confronted with a blank page? What do you do when the... Continue Reading →

Voices, Visions, and Divine Inspiration (Public lecture, discussion and poetry reading, 18th February)

Join members of the Department of English Studies and the Hearing the Voice project to explore the spiritual aspects of hearing voices and the way in which these rich and enigmatic experiences have been represented and interpreted in different religious contexts from the medieval period to the present, including through literature and writing. Investigate the... Continue Reading →

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