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Writing for Children Conference

February 20, 2013

A celebration of Welsh children’s authors and illustrators will be held at the University of Glamorgan Treforest Campus on Saturday 23 February 2013.

Christopher Meredith wins international scholarship

October 19, 2012

University of Glamorgan Professor, poet and novelist Christopher Meredith, has been awarded the Translators’ House Wales/HALMA international scholarship for 2012/2013.

Glamorgan helps celebrate 25 years of Welsh women’s classics with the story of a Welsh ‘Romeo and Juliet’

September 6, 2012

Honno, Welsh Women’s Press, have been publishing Classics by great Welsh women writers of the past for twenty five years. To mark this milestone Honno are publishing Here are Lovers by Hilda Vaughan and relaunching their Honno Classics under the new name Welsh Women’s Classics.

Trio from Glamorgan take to the stage at the 2012 Hay-on-Wye Festival

May 31, 2012

University of Glamorgan authors Professor Christopher Meredith, Tiffany Murray and Professor Philip Gross are among the stars of the 2012 Hay Festival, which begins today (31 May) and runs until 10 June.

Student Nadine off to the Amazon

May 11, 2012

No mobile phone, ipad or creature comforts while spending weeks in a hot, humid jungle isn’t everyone’s idea of fun, but that’s exactly where a student from the University of Glamorgan is heading next spring.

Glamorgan lecturer shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year Award 2012

May 11, 2012

TS Eliot prize-winning poet and Glamorgan lecturer of English and Creative Writing, Professor Philip Gross, has been shortlisted in the Poetry category for this year’s Wales Book of the Year Award.

Glamorgan academic wins the M Wynn Thomas award

April 25, 2012

Academic and poet Dr Kevin Mills, Reader in English Literature, and tutor in English and Creative Writing has won the inaugural M Wynn Thomas Award for the best critical essay.

Glamorgan lecturer wins British Society for Literature and Science book prize

April 18, 2012

A new book, written by the University of Glamorgan’s Dr Martin Willis, has won the prestigious British Society for Literature and Science 2011 book prize.

Glamorgan lecturer shortlisted for British Society for Literature and Science book prize

March 26, 2012

A new book, written by the University of Glamorgan’s Dr Martin Willis, has been shortlisted for the British Society for Literature and Science book prize.

Glamorgan student wins high-profile poetry competition

March 21, 2012

University of Glamorgan Creative Writing PhD student Rosie Shepperd has won the prestigious Poetry Business 2011/12 Book & Pamphlet Competition.

Philip Gross’ New Work Launches in Cardiff

March 20, 2012

TS Eliot prize winning poet Philip Gross from the University of Glamorgan launched his new collection of poetry ‘Deep Field’ at an intimate event in Cardiff last tonight, 20th March.

Glamorgan Creative and Professional Writing students celebrate work placement success

February 16, 2012

Two University of Glamorgan final year BA (Hons) Creative and Professional Writing students have won short-term work placements with Literature Wales/Llenyddiaeth Cymru.

Recordings of Welsh fiction writers rediscovered almost 20 years on

February 13, 2012

A series of nine recorded interviews with fiction writers from Wales have recently been rediscovered, twenty years after they were produced.

Labour MP Owen Smith addresses humanities students

January 27, 2012

Labour MP for Pontypridd, Owen Smith, addressed students at the University of Glamorgan today on the opportunities for humanities and social science graduates in Wales.

Graduate Poet to Give Reading

January 5, 2012

As part of a series of readings held by English and Creative Writing the University of Glamorgan, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences has invited Tamar Yoseloff, highly praised poet and former Glamorgan graduate, to give an open reading at the University’s Moot Court.

Award-winning writer pens verse for Glamorgan Christmas card

December 13, 2011

Here University of Glamorgan professor and award winning writer, Philip Gross, explains the inspiration behind his verse of poetry written for the University’s Christmas card.

Glamorgan professor described as 'a literary giant' on BBC Radio 4

November 29, 2011

University of Glamorgan Professor and poet Philip Gross’s writing is being celebrated this week as his new collection of poetry, Deep Field, was brilliantly reviewed by the panel on this week’s edition of Saturday Review on BBC Radio 4.

Success for Creative Writing students

November 29, 2011

Staff and students involved in English and Creative Writing at the University of Glamorgan are celebrating following a series of recent successes:

Success for creative writing students

November 10, 2011

Two postgraduate creative writing students from the University of Glamorgan have recently won awards acknowledging their work in writing.

Glamorgan lecturer's book listed among 'hidden gems' by Amazon

November 2, 2011

A Glamorgan lecturer’s latest crime novel, written under the pen name David E. Spellman, to indicate the joint authorship of the ‘Far South Collective’, has been listed as one of the Amazon Kindle ‘hidden gems’.

Glamorgan professor to deliver ‘The History of Horror’ series on BBC Radio Wales' Jamie and Louise show

November 2, 2011

The Ghost Story 1840-1920: A Cultural History. A book by Professor Andrew Smith Over a four week period Professor Andrew Smith, Head of English and Modern Languages at the University of Glamorgan, will discuss the history of the Gothic from the eighteenth century to the present day on popular BBC Radio Wales show, Jamie and Louise.

Highly praised novelist launches series of public readings at Glamorgan

September 27, 2011

As part of a series of readings held by the University of Glamorgan, the School of Humanities and Social Sciences welcome Emma Darwin, highly praised author, former Glamorgan graduate and great-great granddaughter of Charles Darwin to give a public reading at the University’s Moot Court on Friday 30 September.

Philip Gross contributes to a new documentary on poetry and Quaker beliefs

August 12, 2011

Professor Philip Gross Professor Philip Gross shares his views on the connections between Quaker beliefs and poetry in a new documentary for Radio 4.

English Professor re-elected President of International Association

August 11, 2011

Professor Andrew Smith Professor Andrew Smith, Head of English and Modern Languages, Faculty of Business and Society, has been re-elected as joint president of the International Gothic Association at the Association’s biennial conference held at the University of Heidelberg last week. He has jointly held this position with Professor William Hughes, of Bath Spa University, since 2009.

Artists tell the story of the Black Mountains in poetry

July 19, 2011

University of Glamorgan author Christopher Meredith is part of a major new art initiative to tell the story of the Black Mountains and preserve its unique landscape.

Family success in Poetry Professor Philip's hat-trick

July 6, 2011

Glamorgan professor and poet Philip Gross has achieved a rare hat-trick of literary accolades with a national prize for his latest children’s book, Off Road To Everywhere.

Welsh winning poet publishes christmas carol verse

December 23, 2010

TS Eliot Prize and Wales Book of the Year winner Professor Philip Gross has released his first Christmas poem as part of a new online series for the University of Glamorgan.

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