Take a look at these suggestions from undergraduate course leader Dr Bea Hitchman, described by her as “indispensable to the study of writing at university.”
Jess Moriarty has co-edited a book featuring insights into the experiences of practitioners who use their creative process in a professional and personal context, showing how their creative process has helped them to achieve a fulfilling work/life balance.
Leanne Shorely, who is studying our Creative Writing MA, appeared on BBC Radio Sussex discussing her important work using her performance poetry to stop sexual harassment in clubs.
Third year student Merci Roberts is supporting Joelle Taylor at the Brighton Fringe Festival’s Queer the Mic night on 1 June 2023.
We know the path to success doesn’t always go smoothly, so we asked our lecturers about the ups and downs on their path to the University of Brighton. Because Jess didn’t have the easiest start at her own university, she says “I have empathy for students who don’t sail through… watching them create work they are proud of and celebrate at graduation is what makes me happiest.”
Bea Hitchman’s novel All of You Every Single One has been longlisted for the Historical Writers Association Crown Award.
Featuring original writing, academic commentary, reviews, and in-depth interviews with writers and artists, run by students, teachers and alumni of the University of Brighton. Continue reading “Take a look at online literary magazine Pier Review”
The Flight of the Dragonfly night will return on July 12. Continue reading “Popular spoken word event returns”
Students choosing our Creative Writing BA(Hons) now have the opportunity to graduate with the award title Creative Writing with Wellbeing. Continue reading “Creative Writing degree offers new Wellbeing pathway”
Check out PierReview, a blog dedicated to work by Creative Writing MA students.
While studying Creative Writing at the University of Brighton, Harry Hillery worked with the Terrence Higgins Trust as part of the Communities of Practice module, where they became artist-in-residence and started archiving stories. Continue reading “Creative Writing MA grad launches Brighton Aids Memorial Exhibition”
Students from the University of Brighton’s Creative Writing BA(Hons), MA and PhD programme are part of theatre performance Tenebrae: Lessons Learnt in Darkness on 22 May.
I Object, an anthology of short stories, poetry and novellas exploring commonplace objects and transforming them into vehicles for nostalgic exploration, notions of loss, hope and discovery, is the first release from digital publishing house Glitch. Continue reading “Creative Writing MA students release collective anthology”
Graduate Suzi Bamblett is in Amazon’s top 20 with a book she started on her MA at Brighton, The Travelling Philanthropist. Continue reading “Creative Writing MA grad is 17th on Amazon hot list”
This summer Marina Castledine studied Lefkaritika, traditional Cypriot embroidery art, and wrote about it for her studies, supported by Grampus Heritage and funded by Erasmus. Read her report. Continue reading “Creative Writing MA student on her placement in Cyprus”
A Creative Writing MA graduate who’s about to publish her debut novel has had an article published on the Daphne du Maurier website, her favourite writer, ahead of the Netflix adaptation of the famous book. Continue reading “Anticipation for Rebecca by Suzi Bamblett”
The Nacullians by Craig Jordan-Baker is a dark comedy that charts the tensions and traumas of one family and their relationship with the city they inhabit and is published in May this year. Continue reading “Creative Writing lecturer celebrates debut novel”
Dr John McCullough, lecturer on the University of Brighton’s Creative Writing MA, has had his new book Reckless Paper Birds shortlisted for the 2019 Costa Poetry Awards. Continue reading “Creative Writing tutor is Costa Prize nominee”