To succeed in the creative arts, it’s not enough simply to complete a degree in the area of your practice. You must be willing to get out into the world, make contacts, and ﬁnd opportunities to develop your art in real-life contexts.
Harriet Hirshman started her undergraduate degree knowing little more than that she wanted to write, and left with an ambition to be a short story author while pursuing a career in publishing.
The University’s literary imprint, Edge Hill University Press (EHUP), gives students an authentic taste of working in the publishing industry, while developing the skills they need to impress future employers.
One of the biggest challenges of any aspiring writer is balancing the need to write and the desire to live a comfortable life.