Stories from the English & Writing community at Falmouth University.
To get to know our first years, we decided to ask them eleven questions from the famous Proust Questionnaire. First year English student Niamh Hitchmough shares her answers in this first installment of the series.
The eleventh letter of Nest, our collaborative epistolary project, written by English and Creative Writing student Amber Martin.
In this insightful piece, Daniella Ferguson-Djaba, third-year English and Creative Writing student, explore the success of independent BAME publisher Knights Of and their bookshop Round Table Books.
Abigail Martin, third-year student of English and Creative Writing, shares her experience as an active member of Twitter’s writing community.
Gemma Oxley, third year English and Creative Writing student, discusses Gail Honeyman’s extraordinary novel Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine and how it has influenced her life.
In the seventh installment of our two poems series, first year student Jess Henshall draws us to dark nights where unspoken destruction provides nesting grounds for rooks.
We caught up with senior lecturer and MA in Writing for Script and Screen coordinator, John Finnegan, to discuss his role as the lead of collaborative podcast The Script Department.
This haunting piece by Creative Writing and Journalism student, Thomas Velterop, won our 2nd Year Fiction competition.
The tenth letter of Nest, our collaborative epistolary project, written by our very own Luke Thompson.
Top 30 unmissable tips from the post-ironic writer’s manifesto by The Japanese Scouser.
In the sixth installment of our two poems series, Luke Thompson takes us to an intricate world of small movements and waggling fingers.
In this piece, third-year English with Creative Writing student, Taylor Everitt shares her passion for Rupi Kaur’s poetry and where it began.
In this piece, third year students Seren Livie and Hannah Cartwright share with us their 8 top tips from their experience at the London Book Fair 2019.
Harry Webster presents a summary of Xan Brooks’ residency with comments from the students who were lucky enough to be part of his workshop.
In this piece first-year student and journalist Cherrie Woodhouse tells us about her experience learning and writing in shorthand and the continuing importance of this skill.
The ninth letter of Nest, our collaborative epistolary project, written by Creative Writing undergrad and Nest Podcast producer, Alex Horn.
In this recap by third-year student Amy Hardman we learn more about body confidence and a range of experience from an even hosted in The Lighthouse by Daniella Ferguson-Djaba’s Girly Gurls.
In the fifth installment of our two poems series, alumna Sarah Cave takes us out of this world and helps us explore what’s out there.
Second year students studying Creative Non-Fiction met with Cathy Rentzenbrink and Rupert Loydell in March to talk a walk across Truro and map the city.
We talk what, when and why with our wonderful End of Degree Showcase Committee.
Our very own Dr Adam Dalton, writer and Senior Lecturer at Falmouth University, shares his experience of how to handle participation in the classroom as he revisits his life as a student in Warwick University.
In this reflective, tandem piece, 3rd year students Gemma Oxley and Dan Hunt examine social media poetry, instapoetry and its biggest representative, Rupi Kaur.
The eighth letter of Nest, our collaborative epistolary project, written by English with Creative Writing undergrad Lucy Welsh.
We caught up with author and lecturer Wyl Menmuir to discuss his role at The Writers’ Block and learn more about their latest bid for funding with The People’s Projects.
Third-year English student, Amber Patterson talks about making books with Mat Osmond.
Creative Writing third year students showcased their writer’s persona in a pop-up marketplace in Woodlane Campus as part of their Transitions: Writers in the Marketplace module.
In this second installment of the wrap up of our Collaborative Project Series, we meet with the Don’t Drink and Dive team to learn more about the outcomes and experience of joining together to achieve a successful project.
In the fourth installment of our two poems series, David Devanny transport us from the subtleties of landscape to the starkness of urban spaces.
You are invited to Sant Jordi Rose and BookSwap, an exchange of books and roses to honour the Catalan tradition on Wednesday 3rd of April in The Lighthouse at 2pm.
The seventh letter of Nest, our collaborative epistolary project, written by English undergrad Abigail Martin.