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Warwick Creative Writing alumna wins Manchester Poetry Prize

Rebecca Tamás who studied English and Creative Writing at the University of Warwick has been awarded the Manchester Poetry Prize at the Manchester Writing Competition 2016.

Mon 05 Dec 2016, 14:17 | Tags: English literature, Arts, Awards

Unsigned female talent uncovered by African playwrights’ network

Unpublished women writers from across Africa are being given a platform thanks to an online network and established by a University of Warwick academic.


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

World’s first free online course devoted to the exploration of Literature and Mental Health

The course; ‘Literature and mental health: Reading for wellbeing’ features exclusive interviews with Sir Ian McKellen, Stephen Fry and Melvyn Bragg who consider how poems, plays and novels can help us understand and cope with times of deep emotional strain in a new free online course at the University of Warwick.


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