Abbie took the ﬁrst step towards turning her hobby into a dream career by applying to study Creative Writing at Edge Hill.
The shortlist for this year’s prestigious Edge Hill Short Story Prize, worth £10,000, has been announced
The clock is ticking, the countdown continues its inexorable progress, the midnight hour rapidly approaches. We could be talking about the start of the World Cup in Russia.
Creative Writing student Lucy Barrett took advantage of a free ticket to Sound City, courtesy of EHU, to get a sneak preview of the UK music scene’s future chart-toppers.
Edge Hill University has a new Head of Department of English, History and Creative Writing.
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 University has welcomed its second International Writer in Residence, Belarusian poet Valzhyna Mort, to the campus this week.
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 […]
Again this year, Dr James Byrne took four Edge Hill University students to London to participate in University Camarade , the leading collaboration event between poets in the country. Students from Edge Hill paired up with other creative writing students from York St. John, The University of Glasgow and Kingston for a packed event at The […]
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, […]