Stories from the English & Writing community at Falmouth University.
Recent graduate Julia Byrne reflects on her experiences as a mature student at Falmouth University
Creative Writing Undergrad Dominic Smyth shares his summer experiences of living and working in a bookshop in Madrid
Students from all years in Falmouth’s English and Creative Writing cohorts are invited to attend The Grammarsow Poetry Reading on Saturday 15th September
Some books can literally change how you feel. This is one of them.
Alumni Aaron Kent talks to Rupert Loydell about setting up and running Broken Sleep Books
Students from all years in Falmouth’s English and Creative Writing cohorts are invited to attend the North Cornwall Book Festival, from 4 to 7 October in St Endellion, north Cornwall.
Seren explores the ups and downs of female sexuality in English literature.
Julia on the actual value of an MA in Professional Writing.
Melissa on the difficulties with separating the artist from the work, especially in the digital age.
Carly on the importance of women mentoring women, and how to find the right mentor.
It’s no surprise that a past rich with swashbuckling pirates and daring smugglers has resulted in a lot of nautical themed supernatural incidences in the south of England…
Is there any truth to the stereotype of the mad writer?
Seren's novel selections, perfect for long, lazy days in the sun.
On how the author of classics including Jude the Obscure and Far from the Madding Crowd began his own love story in Cornwall.
Yagmur on her first year at Falmouth, and the transition into university life.
Senior Lecturer Tom Scott recalls his life as a student at Oxford.
On 17th May our third year students gathered to celebrate their achievements at the 2018 English & Writing Awards. Here is a gallery of the glittering evening’s events!
A dystopian dark comedy exploring what happens when pets discover they’re people.
A 10 Things I Hate About You- Inspired poem. Maybe there is something we could learn from the 45th President of the United States. Anything is possible, right?
Charlotte Rayment looks back through her personal history with Tremough, past her MA, past her BA, all the way back to her days learning to swim in the pool that’s now buried beneath the Media Centre.
The coastal life is the good life, especially if you're a bookworm--making Cornwall the perfect summer reading spot. Wherever you might be, here's a list of perfect reads to set the summer mood.
Studies suggest a decline in fiction reading. Social media is taking the blame. Can writers reclaim their readership through Twitter?
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.