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Arts The Warwick Writing Programme

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, David Morley, Sarah Moss, Ian Sansom, Jonathan Skinner, and David Vann. Regular tutors have included Peter Blegvad, Lee Thomas, Tim Leach, Leila Rasheed, Jeremy Treglown and George Ttoouli. Jonathan Coe is an Honorary Professor, Mahendra Solanki the current Royal Literary Fund Fellow, and Rochelle Sibley leads the Writing Centre.

Visiting Fellows have included Monica Ali, Candida Clark, Geoffrey Hill, Mario Vargas Llosa, Maggie O'Farrell, Fiona Sampson and Wole Soyinka.

What we do

  • Teach academic and creative writing using innovative as well as 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 better 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.

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