Creative Writing

The Leading Writers of Today Teaching The Creative Leaders of Tomorrow

You are the future: writers, publishers, editors, advertisers, journalists, teachers, researchers, publicists, performers, literary agents, arts entrepreneurs and arts managers, television and radio broadcasters, media producers and new media whizz kids.

We are some of Britain’s most celebrated, talented, original, exciting, and experienced writers actively publishing in the industry today.

We have

  • published over eighty powerfully diverse and wide-ranging books between us including fantasy, thriller, historical, horror, crime, comedy, political, cross-cultural, high literary, alternate universe, feminist, experimental, verse fiction, biography, short stories, children’s literature, poetry and performance poetry had scripts produced for television, film, theatre and BBC radio
  • written for all the national newspapers such as the Times, Guardian and Independent
  • received rave reviews, honours, nominations and awards
  • edited books and magazines, toured the world, been translated into many languages and are active in Britain’s highest literary circles
  • judged prizes and sat on Britain’s national arts and writing committees
  • been published by the biggest publishers: Penguin, Faber, Bloomsbury…
  • appeared frequently on television and radio as presenters and pundits

 

We welcome applications to undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees.

    For further queries relating to Creative Writing or to arrange a phone call or Skype chat with a member of the department, please email Bernardine Evaristo.

    To us, writing is a gift, a profession and, above all, a joy. Whether you intend to establish a career in writing or are simply thinking of spending some of your time at university exploring your abilities, we offer an unrivalled body of experience.


    Latest News

    Research Poster Triumph for School of Arts Student

    Creative Writing PhD student wins the Graduate School Research Poster Competition.

    Page last updated: Wednesday 29 January 2014