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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.

Love, loss and longing: the Warwick Prize for Writing 2015 announces shortlist

The Warwick Prize for Writing announces today, 2 October 2015, its shortlist of six titles under consideration for the £25,000 biennial literary award. The prize, which is run by the University of Warwick, is uniquely international and cross-disciplinary award, open to any genre or form of writing. The theme for this year’s prize is ‘Instinct’.

Southam Student Shortlisted for Prestigious Creative Writing Award

Southam College student Brittany Lowe has been shortlisted for the prestigious IGGY & Litro Young Writers’ Prize.

Tue 26 Nov 2013, 12:03 | Tags: Literature, Students, IGGY, Competition, Awards

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

Warwick Student Arts Festival 2012

Community takes the centre-stage on Sunday 24 June as the Warwick Student Arts Festival (WSAF) 2012 opens with collaborative works, bringing the local areas of Coventry and Leamington together with the student body through performance, competition and family-friendly entertainment.

Carlos Fuentes, 1928-2012

Carlos Fuentes, who died on May 15th 2012, was an internationally well-known and critically acclaimed Mexican novelist and honarary graduate of the University of Warwick. Professor John King from the School of Comparative American Studies reflects upon his life and achievements.

Juan Gabriel Vásquez & Anne McLean in Conversation

Juan Gabriel Vásquez, whose work ‘The Informers’ was longlisted for the 2009 Warwick Prize for Writing, is to visit the University from 3 to 5 May as a visiting fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study.
Tue 04 May 2010, 16:24 | Tags: Talk, Literature

Poetry Challenges

"What is the secret of Poetry?" - this is the question that Prof David Morley asks in the first of his series of Poetry Challenges on Friday 30 April 2010.
Fri 30 Apr 2010, 11:11 | Tags: Literature, Academic Staff

Francisco Goldman

Francisco Goldman in conversation with Maureen Freely and John King discussing the Art of Political Murder and other works.
Tue 09 Mar 2010, 11:36 | Tags: Talk, Literature, Celebrities and Personalities