Stories from the English & Writing community at Falmouth University.
Seren explores the inextricable links between Writer-in-Residence Alice Oswald's poetic worlds, and our changing one.
Antonia’s fifteen gorgeous illustrations form part of the narrative in Holly Corfield Carr's poetry collection Subsong, a response to the coastal environment at East Soar in Devon.
Award-winning poet Holly Corfield Carr joins second-year Falmouth student Melody Gillett to discuss her upcoming collection, Subsong.
For Father's Day, Aine recalls some of the best dads ever, in some of the best books ever.
Are you lacking inspiration for a story? Something to spark your imagination? Here are writing prompt resources gleaned over many years, just for you.
Melissa on whitewashing, straightwashing and other ways films curb the richness of the books they're based on.
So that’s it. Just like that it’s over, almost as quickly as it began. My first year of studying English with Creative Writing at Falmouth University has officially come to a close.
Amber explores the process and experience of writing LGBTQ+ fiction, and questions why the topic isn't discussed more.
The play featuring SOWJ students will be performed at The Poly on 25th-27th May.
Lecturer Amy’s debut novel is a ‘dystopian black comedy set in a world where "full-sized humans keep mini-humans as pets."‘
I didn't realise I had been yearning for this novel until I read it.
The short story seems to lend itself extremely well to movie adaptations. But why?
A haunting new short story from Creative Writing Undergraduate Student Ceire Warren
What is fanfiction up to these days? Melissa on the two things it's doing well (and a few things it isn't).
An update on all the literary festivals coming to the Southwest this season.
“Rip yourself open, sew yourself shut.”
A captivating new short story from Undergraduate Creative Writing student Adriana Ciontea
Let's take a moment to admit the Kardashians are interesting.
Many of us have other hobbies, something practical and stress-relieving, just to take a break from our discipline.
Last month our third years spent two days workshopping, developing ideas, and looking toward the future, in the stunning environment of Eden.
Even in avocado-loving Falmouth, your veggie lifestyle can be a difficult thing to talk about in mixed company.
Áine Casey's photo essay on being coeliac among the gastrotypical.
Seren reviews former Falmouth student Hermione Cameron's debut collection.
Cathy Retzenbrink shares her advice for aspiring writers in an interview with MA Professional Writing student Emma Fowle
Dr Meredith Miller, Senior Lecturer in English and Writing at Falmouth, shares her experiences of being a student
'April is the cruellest month ...' for writers. Here's how to get your brain going anyway.
The much-anticipated comedy drama podcast the Truesdale Show is here! The podcast is written and created by English and Writing undergraduate Kitto Maddrell and has been produced in collaboration with around 50 Falmouth University students.
Inspired by Teju Cole, Liam Taniuchi-Langan hopes all his Hawaiian day dreams will come true.
Melissa compares classical poetry and the emergence of the new social media poets, looking to Oswald and Kaur as representatives.
Inspired by the recent work of Teju Cole, Daniella Ferguson-Djaba travels to Zambia, visits an art gallery, and goes night-walking.