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The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser & Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award announces University of Warwick partnership

The Sunday Times / Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award has today announced a new partnership with the University of Warwick for 2017 as organisers look to broaden the award’s platform for supporting and nurturing the country’s young writing talent.

Fri 09 Dec 2016, 12:45 | Tags: Awards, English

The spectacle of TV explored in new book

From beautiful landscapes to Embarrassing Bodies a new book by a University of Warwick academic examines what makes us stop and stare at the TV.

Singapore’s new literary discovery launches debut novel

Daryl Qilin Yam, an international student from Singapore studying English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Warwick is set to become a published author the same year he graduates.

Thu 09 Jun 2016, 09:48 | Tags: English literature, Book, Arts, Community, English

Shakespeare scholars celebrate the bards impact on Bollywood

Prominent director Vishal Bhardwaj has been announced as part of the line-up for Indian Shakespeares on Screen, a festival celebrating the influence of England’s most famous cultural icon on the world’s largest film industry.

Tue 19 Apr 2016, 15:43 | Tags: University of Warwick, Arts, Shakespeare, Art, English

David Morley wins the Ted Hughes Award for his latest book of poems, ‘The Invisible Gift’

David Morley’s selected Poems, The Invisible Gift (Carcanet) has been chosen as the latest winner of The Poetry Society’s prestigious prize, the Ted Hughes Award for 2015.

Mon 04 Apr 2016, 10:43 | Tags: Arts, Awards, Poetry, English

New facts about Queen Elizabeth I revealed like never before in award winning historical volumes

Several hundred manuscripts and early printed texts have been transcribed afresh by over 40 scholars based at the at the University of Warwick’s Centre for the Study of the Renaissance to produce a series of award winning books entitled, John Nichols’s The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth I: A New Edition of the Early Modern Sources.

Wed 02 Dec 2015, 17:39 | Tags: English literature, Awards, English, History

University of Warwick lecturer launches unique writer development scheme for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic children's writers

A new writer development scheme for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic children’s writers is seeking applications. Funded by The Arts Council and The Publishers’ Association, the Megaphone scheme is led by Leila Rasheed who is the author of the Chips, Beans and Limousines series, and teaches Writing For Children on the University of Warwick’s MA in Writing.

Mon 12 Oct 2015, 11:13 | Tags: Publishing, writing, English, Academic Staff

Warwick Prize for Writing 2015 Longlist Announced

The Warwick Prize for Writing announces today, 19 June 2015, its longlist of 13 titles under consideration for its 2015 edition. The unique biennial literary prize, run by the University of Warwick, is worth £25,000 and is an international cross-disciplinary award open to any genre or form of writing. The theme for this year’s prize is ‘Instinct’.

Fri 19 Jun 2015, 10:24 | Tags: University of Warwick, University Affairs, English

Warwick trio elected as British Academy Fellows

Three academics from the University of Warwick have been elected by the British Academy as Fellows, in recognition of their outstanding research.

Top national teaching award for Warwick academic

 Dr Nicholas Monk, Deputy Director for the University of Warwick’s Institute of Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL), has been awarded a prestigious teaching prize by the Higher Education Academy.

Tue 02 Jul 2013, 11:43 | Tags: Awards and Distinctions, English, Academic Staff

University of Warwick Book Festival 2013

Tickets are on sale now for the inaugural University of Warwick Book Festival 'Worlds of History', which takes place on Saturday 15 June at Warwick Arts Centre.

Fri 10 May 2013, 15:08 | Tags: Literature, Festival, Arts Centre, English, History

Peter Blegvad Wins Sony Award

Peter Blegvad, English and Creative Writing professor, has won a Silver Sony Radio Academy Award for Best Drama with his radiophonic play ‘Use It Or Lose It’.

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