Acclaimed author Tessa Hadley commends ‘gathering prestige’ of Edge Hill Short Story Prize

The winner of last year’s Edge Hill Short Story Prize, acclaimed author Tessa Hadley, has commended the award’s ‘gathering prestige’ ahead of this year’s ceremony.

Edge Hill set for fortnight of entertainment and inspiration

Programmed by Edge Hill’s three Research Institute, the Festival of Ideas is a series of talks, exhibitions and performances featuring famous faces and industry influencers to engage academics, students and members of the public in topical conversations and debates.

National launch of new art network created by Edge Hill academic

                Today (Thursday 5 September) will see the launch of new arts resilience network ‘art does not get you a job’ created by Edge Hill University’s Reader in Literature, Dr Mari Hughes-Edwards. The network, whose members include the internationally renowned balletLorent, The Royal Society of Literature, The Royal […]

Academic to host conference on Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and asks if there’s a future for British poetry?

Edge Hill University’s Dr Mari Hughes-Edwards has received funding from the British Academy to hold a major conference on the legacy and impact of outgoing UK Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.