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Cal Flyn wins the Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Trust Young Writer of the Year Award, in partnership with University of Warwick

Scottish author and journalist Cal Flyn has been named winner of the 2021 Sunday Times Charlotte Aitken Trust Young Writer of the Year Award for her eerie yet ultimately optimistic account of ecological diversity, Islands of Abandonment. The University of Warwick is a partner in the award and offers a bespoke 10-week residency for the winner.

Fri 25 Feb 2022, 11:14 | Tags: Warwick Writing Programme

New Faculty of Arts Building puts collaboration and engagement at the heart of a new campus ‘cultural quarter’

On 6th December, the new Faculty of Arts Building will open its doors to students, staff and the public. The £57.5m eight storey building, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and constructed by Bowmer + Kirkland, brings together a diverse and international mix of minds from all walks of life, creating the optimum environment for generating a universe of ideas.


BIFA longlists Lucy Brydon’s Body of Water for three awards

Body of Water, the debut feature film by director and screenwriter Lucy Brydon — who also teaches at her alma mater, the University of Warwick — has been longlisted for three British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs).


Warwick student’s vision for local arts festival goes from strength to strength

The third annual Kenilworth Arts Festival kicks off this week, bringing ten days of intimate gigs, readings, talks, workshops and children’s activities to the town.


New digital hub for emerging and aspiring writers launched

The Sunday Times Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award, in association with theUniversity of Warwick, is extending its digital offer with high-profile authors and literary experts contributing to an engaging, accessible online hub for emerging and aspiring writers.

Anne Enright, Ian Rankin and Nick Hornby among authors to write articles, alongside ‘Top Tips’ and a monthly ‘How To’ series, written this year by AL Kennedy - author and an Associate Professor in the Warwick Writing Programme.

Fri 03 Aug 2018, 09:36 | Tags: University of Warwick, English, Warwick Writing Programme

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