Billy Cowan in the Irish Times

Edge Hill’s Creative Writing lecturer Billy Cowan, who’s first play Smilin’ Through was set on the eve of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA), was asked by the Irish Times to contribute an article about the play, his thoughts on the GFA, and his experiences of growing up during the ‘Troubles’ for the […]

Edge Hill International Writer in Residence: Valzhyna Mort

I Edge Hill’s second International Writer in Residence is Valzhyna Mort, a major prizewinning poet and translator. Valzhyna is a Professor at Cornell University in the United States but grew up in Minsk, Belarus. She is the author of Collected Body (Copper Canyon Press, 2012) and Factory of Tears (Copper Canyon, 2008). This visit is particularly exciting for current […]

Edge Hill University Students Join the Global Game Jam 2018

The Global Game Jam 2018 saw fifty Edge Hill University students take part in the worldwide event held annually in January. The challenge was straightforward: conceive, design, develop, and playtest a digital or non-digital game on the theme of transmission. In forty-eight hours. Fuelled by enthusiasm, creativity, dedication, pizza and not just a few sugary drinks, […]