The School of Humanities at Kingston University maintains links with institutions and organisations including:
We also have connections with a range of organisations through our postgraduate student Impact Initiative, which provides opportunities for our Creative Writing students to take their work and research directly into the community.
Our links with professional authors provide a range of different voices and styles to broaden your experience of the creative process. The Creative Writing teaching team combines:
Kingston University academics have a range of relevant research specialisms and nationally-recognised records of publication. This ensures your teaching is kept cutting-edge.
Many of our staff and our Writers in Residence are professional writers, often award-winners in their particular forms or genres.
Visiting professors include Peter Kemp, author and literary editor of the Sunday Times, and Richard Cohen, editor.
You hear from guest speakers with expertise in publishing, including copy editors, producers, literary agents, reviewers and literary editors.
Visiting writers, experts in the various specialist pathways, add another perspective to your studies. Past students have benefited from lectures by:
As a student on this course you will be part of the Kingston Writing School, a vibrant community of outstanding writers, journalists and publishers.