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10th April 2018
BUDDING authors curious about writing a best-seller or how a book makes its way into print are being urged to attend the University of Chichester’s publishing panel next week. The annual event by the department of English and Creative Writing returns on Wednesday 18 April to lift the veil on the...
12th March 2018
AN INTERNATIONAL anthology of poetry about contemporary Palestinian experiences from war-torn Gaza has been launched at the University of Chichester. The book, A Blade of Grass: New Palestinian Poetry, was edited by English and Creative Writing Senior Lecturer Dr Naomi Foyle. It brings together...
28th February 2018
PUBLISHED poets are returning to the University of Chichester tonight to launch their latest books and talk about their creative processes. Hannah Brockbank, a current PhD student, will present her MA dissertation Bloodlines published by Indigo Dreams. Recent PhD graduate Dr Mark Floyer is...
26th February 2018
A UNIVERSITY graduate's adaption of the famed Russian novel Bride and Groom has aired on BBC Radio 4. Author Bethan Roberts, an alumna of the MA in Creative Writing, transcribed the story for the national station’s series exploring contemporary literature across Europe. The two-parter, a...
2nd February 2018
AN award-winning author whose bestselling novel was named book of the year by the Guardian and Observer newspapers is to join the University of Chichester. Suzanne Joinson has been appointed as a senior lecturer to teach on the emerging field of non-fiction creative and digital writing. The former...
31st January 2018
NEW evidence about a relationship between renowned novelist Iris Murdoch and the lesser-known writer Brigid Brophy has been discovered by a University of Chichester academic. Dr Miles Leeson, who leads the Iris Murdoch Research Centre at the institution, investigated the writers’ 12-year affair by...
29th January 2018
A PROFESSOR from the University of Chichester has spoken of her latest short story about the controversial artist Eric Gill following its broadcast on BBC Radio 4. In her story, Alison MacLeod, Professor of Contemporary Ficton, draws on Gill’s art, diaries, and public responses to an exhibition at...
21st December 2017
THE history of legendary tales from European mythology has been revealed by two University of Chichester lectures as part of a new Netflix series released this month. Myths and Monsters, available from Saturday 23 December, unearths the unexpected stories of the world’s most popular myths. Dr...
29th November 2017
THE High Sheriff of West Sussex has visited the University of Chichester to discuss our approach to providing high-quality, student-centred education. Lady Emma Barnard spoke with Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane Longmore, Pro Vice-Chancellor Dr Mark Mason, and colleagues from the Department of...
15th November 2017
A UNIQUE book expressing contemporary Palestinian experience from war-torn Gaza to the Australian diaspora has been produced in part by a University of Chichester lecturer with the intention of creating a poetic conversation between Palestine and the English-speaking world. A Blade of Grass: New...

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