Stories from the English & Writing community at Falmouth University.
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.
On how it took Amy FIVE YEARS from the first draft & edit The Biggerers, and why that process was so rewarding.
Join Falwriting! We’re recruting writers, social media managers, photographers, illustrators, artists, producers, dragons… student and alumni welcomed!
Amy Lilwall’s debut novel about little people that have been designed and created by humans — to keep as pets — is fascinating and completely absorbing.
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, on 6 and 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.