The Warwick Writing Programme
The Warwick Writing Programme, founded in 1996, is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind in Europe. It is an internationally-acclaimed programme drawing students and staff from across the globe.
The permanent Faculty of the Writing Programme includes internationally renowned authors from a variety of disciplines and genres. Among them are Will Eaves, Maureen Freely, Michael Hulse, A.L.Kennedy, China Mieville, David Morley, Sarah Moss, Ian Sansom, Jonathan Skinner, Jeremy Treglown and David Vann. Regular tutors include Peter Blegvad, James Clarke, Tim Leach, Leila Rasheed, Dragan Todorovic and George Ttoouli. Jonathan Coe is an Honorary Professor, Micahel Bywater the current Royal Literary Fund Fellow, and Rochelle Sibley leads the Writing Centre.
WHAT WE DO
- Teach academic and creative writing using new and established methods
- Lead international research in writing through creative practice, conferences, and the generation of public debate in newspapers, journals, broadcast media and online
- Show scientists and business people how to communicate their findings
- Create positive and permanent links to writers of the Midlands through outreach to schools and a year-round festival of visiting authors and industry specialists
- Foster international partnerships with educational institutions and universities (Monash, NYU, etc), writers’ organisations and publishers
Search and listen to over 200 recordings with our Writers at Warwick archive
Follow the progress of the Warwick Prize for Writing
Visit The Writers' Room - the first purpose-built space for writers in a UK university
Listen to our creative writing podcasts and get writing
Take part in Warwick LitBiz and meet writers