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Creative Writing MA: Events and lectures

Extra activities for this course

The range of events and lectures in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences enhances your studies and adds an extra perspective to your learning. Activities for this course include:

  • English language and communication 'Talking Heads' seminar series, where internationally renowned academics are invited to give a paper about their latest research in English language and linguistics;
  • an annual 'Writers in Context' series of readings, lectures and research seminars;
  • a series of Culture Cafe student and staff readings at the Rose Theatre, Kingston;
  • a series of weekly masterclasses with publishing specialists and professionals;
  • weekly guest lectures by leading journalists;
  • periodic readings sponsored by the School of Humanities at the Marylebone Oxfam;
  • sponsorship of readings and events at the Rhythm and Muse in Teddington;
  • sponsorship of readings for Ace Stories in Brighton;
  • the Annual Awards and Achievement Show for all undergraduate and postgraduate students in humanities; and
  • events conducted as part of the Kingston Writing School

The literary magazine Ripple is edited by MA students, providing:

  • a platform for the publication of creative work; and
  • a chance to get hands-on experience of the publishing process.

Our postgraduate creative writing students have also recently launched a new publication called Pages, which is open to submissions from across all disciplines in Kingston University. It includes fiction, poetry, reviews and creative non-fiction. A key feature of Pages is the information for writers on nationwide calls for submissions and competitions.

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As a student on this course you will be part of the Kingston Writing School, a vibrant community of outstanding writers, journalists and publishers.

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