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David Almond shortlisted for inaugural YA Book Prize

A Song For Ella Grey by UEA alumnus David Almond has been shortlisted for The Bookseller’s inaugural YA Book Prize, which is sponsored by Movellas and is worth £2,000 to the winner. The book...

Chelsey Flood shortlisted for Angus Book Award

UEA alumna Chelsey Flood has been shortlisted for this year’s Angus Book Award for her first novel for young adults, Infinite Sky , which was published by Simon & Schuster in 2013. Earlier...

Emma Healey, Neel Mukherjee and Monique Roffey shortlisted for Costa Book Awards

Three UEA alumni have been shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. Nominated for the Novel Award are Neel Mukherjee for The Lives of Others (Chatto & Windus) and Monique Roffey for ...

UEA Creative Writing Anthologies 2014

      The latest UEA Creative Writing anthologies have just been published, showcasing new work by over 60 recent graduates of the MA in Creative Writing. Published in...

‘The American Lover’ by Rose Tremain

The American Lover , a new collection of short stories by UEA alumna Rose Tremain, is published by Chatto and Windus today. Rose graduated from UEA with a BA in English in 1967. During...

John Boyne and Thomas Morris shortlisted for Irish Book Awards

UEA alumni John Boyne and Thomas Morris have been included in the shortlists for this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. John is shortlisted in two categories:...

‘A Week In Paris’ by Rachel Hore

‘A Week In Paris’ is the seventh novel by UEA tutor in Creative Writing Rachel Hore and has just been published by Simon and Schuster. Rachel (pictured) worked in publishing for several years...

‘The Surfacing’ by Cormac James

  ‘The Surfacing’ is the second novel by UEA alumnus Cormac James and has recently been published by Sandstone Press.  Cormac was born and grew up in Cork,  Ireland, ...

Jack Wang joins UEA as David T.K. Wong Writing Fellow

Jack Wang has been announced as the 2014-15 David T.K. Wong Writing Fellow at UEA and will be joining the Creative Writing programme this week.  Jack (pictured) was born in Taiwan and...

Tiffany Atkinson joins UEA as a Professor of Creative Writing

The poet and critic Tiffany Atkinson has joined UEA as a Professor of Creative Writing and Convenor of the MA in Creative Writing (Poetry).  Tiffany (pictured) gained a PhD in Critical...

Chloe L Yeoh receives Bryan Heiser Memorial Bursary

  Chloe L Yeoh is the inaugural recipient of the Bryan Heiser Memorial Bursary to undertake the MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) at UEA.  The bursary is worth £1,000 and is dedicated...

Yewande Omotoso joins UEA as Etisalat Fellow

Novelist Yewande Omotoso has joined UEA on a four-month fellowship established and sponsored by the international telecommunications company Etisalat. The fellowship is intended to celebrate new...

Mahreen Sohail joins UEA as Charles Pick Writing Fellow

  Mahreen Sohail has been announced as one of this year’s two Charles Pick South Asia Writing Fellows at UEA and will be joining the Creative Writing programme this week. Mahreen...

‘Our Lady of the Nile’ translated by Melanie Mauthner

  UEA alumna Melanie Mauthner has translated ‘Our Lady of the Nile’, the first novel by Rwandan author Scholastique Mukasonga, which was originally published by Gallimard in France in...

Rose Tremain shortlisted for BBC National Short Story Award

‘The American Lover’ by UEA alumna Rose Tremain has been shortlisted for the 2014 BBC National Short Story Award. Rose (pictured) graduated from UEA with a BA in English in 1967.  During...

Lindsey Fairweather selected for IdeasTap Inspires WCN competition

UEA alumna Lindsey Fairweather is one of ten young writers selected for the 2014 IdeasTap Inspires Writers' Centre Norwich Creative Writing Competition and will receive six months of...

Breeders by Ben Ockrent

‘Breeders’ is a new comedy by UEA graduate Ben Ockrent and opens this evening as part of the One Stage season at the St James Theatre in London.  Directed by Tamara Harvey, the play...
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