Stories from the English & Writing community at Falmouth University.
MA student Nicky Van Der Bij combines love and kleptomania in this beautifully detailed character portrait.
Hannah talks about her experience at this year’s South West Outdoors Festival, for the launch of Holly Corfield Carr’s Subsong.
This time we catch up with the National Trust Project to find out more about being involved in the publishing of Subsong by Holly Corfield Carr.
Katniss Everdeen, Harry Potter, Starr Carter…
Here are Yage’s top five contemporary fiction characters. Who are yours? Maybe you share a few?
Amy discusses some of the things that help her get through deadline season, without too much stress.
Daniella, our 3rd year student and Falwriting’s student Editor, explores what British Literature means in the context of multiple voices from diaspora communities.
On this new interview in our series of 3rd year students’ collaborative projects, we talk to ‘Don’t Drink and Dive’ to learn more about their campaign.
The second letter of Nest, our collaborative epistolary project, written by English undergrad Amy Hardman.
You are invited to a talk by Alan Hook on 'Designing Empathy: Understanding Non-Human Animals', on Wednesday 12th December 2018, 5pm–7pm in The Lighthouse. Free tickets can be booked here.
Joe Bagshaw explores what it means to write from Cornwall and how the southern county has influenced his writing.
Next in our series of 3rd year students’ collaborative projects, this time we talk to Sleepeeps for a closer look at everything sleep!
Join us on our inaugural session of the new International Short Story Book Club where we will discuss Ken Liu’s The Paper Menagerie on Wednesday 5th of December in The Lighthouse at 2:00pm.
Daniella talks about the launch of ‘Subsong’ at the National Trust’s South West Outdoors Festival.
MA Professional Writing student Alicia Davies shares a touching tale of friendship in this second-person future tense experiment.
Next in our series of 3rd year students’ collaborative projects, this time we talk to For Book’s Sake about literary pet-peeves and everything podcast.
Join us at the Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival which takes places in different venues around Falmouth and showcases the most exciting contemporary poetry talent from Cornwall and the rest of the UK.
Dan and Gemma got together to write about The Lighthouse, our new writers’ room in Tannachie House, Woodlane Campus. Read this evocative piece here.
In the first of our mental health articles, Abigail Martin discusses how depression and anxiety are portrayed in her favourite Netflix show, and what this means for those who watch it.
The very first letter of ‘Nest’, our epistolary project. Written by our brilliant writer and lecturer, Amy Lilwall.
Next in our series of 3rd year students’ collaborative projects, this time we talk to Re: Collective to learn more about what they’re up to.
You are invited to a Public Poetry Reading and Gallery Launch of Holly Corfield Carr’s new book of poems Subsong. Register for a free ticket here.
Find out more about Nest, our upcoming series of letters written by students and academics!
New in our series of 3rd year students’ collaborative projects, this time we talk to The Wandering Heath Project team to learn more about what they’re up to.
Our very own Dr Amy Lilwall, writer and Lecturer at Falmouth University, tells us about her experiences as a student in this heartfelt, engaging piece.
You’re invited to our Halloween Guest Speaker Talk with Dr Tamsin Spargo, Cornish writer and cultural historian who will be sharing her experience as founder of Perthi Kov and one of the researchers and writers of Until the Day Break. Book your free ticket here.
Our 3rd year students are leading original collaborative projects this year. We caught up with one of them, The Pompeii Project team to learn more about what they’re up to.
Our Rupert Loydell talks to Falmouth graduate and poet Sarah Cave about her writing, her background on philosophy and her research.
Are writers always writing about themselves—and if so, how should critics handle it?
Tons of people are reading romance novels, including men. So why is everyone keeping it a secret?
Charlotte Rayment talks to Falmouth graduate Kate Williams about her work experience in the publishing industry, her current role as a Research & Content Writer and her tips for writing compelling content.