Tuesday 21 January 2020

Creative Writing Guest Lectures, Spring 2020


Here is a list of the guest lectures, talks, readings and masterclasses hosted by Creative Writing at the University of Leicester this term. For further information about any of these events, please email Jonathan Taylor

Wednesday 29 January 2020, 2-4pm in Bennett Lecture Theatre 4
Michael Caines, Author and Editor at the Times Literary Supplement, ‘Nightmare on Grub Street: Where Journalism and Creative Writing Meet.’
(Part of the MA in Creative Writing – but all welcome).

Tuesday 4 February 2020, 10am-11 in Attenborough 109

Paul Taylor-McCartney, ‘Writing Dystopian Fiction.
(Part of the second-year module, ‘Advanced Creative Writing Skills’ – but all welcome).

Tuesday 11 February 2020, 12-1pm in Ken Edwards 527
Dan Powell, ‘Short Stories and Endings.’
(Part of the first-year module, ‘Introduction to Writing Creatively 2’ – but all welcome).

Monday 16 March 2020, 3.30-5pm in Physics Lecture Theatre B
Jonathan Ruppin, Literary Agent 
(Part of the MA in Creative Writing – but all welcome).

Wednesday 18 March 2020, 2-4pm in Attenborough Film Theatre

Melanie Abrahams, ‘The Literature Ecology: Curating and Producing Work and Life.’
(Part of the MA in Creative Writing and the second-year module, ‘Diversifying the Publishing Industry’ – but all welcome).

Monday 23 March 2020, 10am-12 in Ken Edwards 527

Louis de Bernières, Masterclass
(Part of the MA in Creative Writing – but all welcome. Just email jt265@le.ac.uk in advance if you want to come along, because places are limited for this masterclass).

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