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Diana Wallace appears on BBC Radio Wales

Posted on June 29, 2017

Professor Diana Wallace appeared on BBC Radio Wales’ Good Evening Wales yesterday (28 June) to talk about Paddington Bear, whose creator, the writer Michael Bond, has died aged 91.

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Professor Philip Gross wins Cholmondeley Award 2017

Posted on June 22, 2017

Poet Philip Gross is one of the winners of this year’s Cholmondeley Awards. Philip-Gross

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Professor Meredith Elected as Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

Posted on April 27, 2017

Novelist and poet Christopher Meredith, Emeritus Professor of Creative Writing at USW, is one of the new Fellows elected to the Learned Society of Wales.

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Professor Philip Gross appointed to the Council of the Society of Authors.

Posted on April 24, 2017

Poet and novelist Philip Gross, Professor of Creative Writing at USW, has been appointed to the Council of the Society of Authors.

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Dr Mike Chick discusses new strategy for refugees and asylum seekers in Wales

Posted on April 24, 2017

Dr Mike Chick, Senior Lecturer in ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), provided expert opinion on the Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee’s report into refugees and asylum seekers in Wales.

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Professor Tony Curtis reads from his New and Selected Poems

Posted on March 22, 2017

Present and past students, fellow writers, friends and friends of friends are welcome to a chance to celebrate fifty years of the finest poetry from Tony Curtis, gathered in his New & Selected Poems, From The Fortunate Isles.

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Prof Diana Wallace Open Lecture at Cardiff University - Tuesday 6 December 2016

Posted on December 1, 2016

Assuming Gender Annual Lecture
John Percival Building Lecture Theatre 0.31

Cardiff University, 6 December 2016 at 6.30 pm
(Wine Reception in Room 2.47 from 5.30pm)

Female Gothic Histories – Prof Diana Wallace (University of South Wales)

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Professor Diana Wallace talks about talk about the new Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary

Posted on May 31, 2016

Professor Diana Wallace appeared on BBC Radio Wales on Saturday to talk about the new Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary, launched last week to celebrate 100 years since the author’s birth, which includes 8,000 everyday and made-up words used in his books.

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Professor Diana Wallace interviewed on BBC Radio Wales

Posted on February 10, 2016

Professor Diana Wallace was interviewed on BBC Radio Wales’s Good Morning Wales programme yesterday (Monday, February 8) discussing a survey about the most romantic lines in literature, film and TV drama.

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MPhil in Writing student wins 2015 Manchester Poetry Prize

Posted on December 8, 2015

LUCY Ingrams, winner of the 2015 Manchester Poetry Prize declared herself “bamboozled” by the judges’ decision to award her the £10,000 first prize.

Lucy, who is studying for an MPhil in Writing at the University of South Wales, won for her poems 'So will there be apples?’, 'Signs’, 'A hearting space’, Siena’ and 'August Letter’.

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Remembering Dannie Abse event

Posted on July 29, 2015

The Welsh Academy, the national society of writers in Wales, is proud to announce an evening celebrating the life and works of a true literary giant, Dannie Abse. This intimate dinner will be held at Abse’s beloved Cardiff City Football Club on Saturday 12 September from 7.30 pm.

The evening features readings by USW’s Prof Tony Curtis, Cary Archard, and Lynne Hjelmgaard. To further commemorate Dannie Abse’s writing, Welsh publishing house Graffeg will present a special edition poster of Abse’s celebrated poem, ‘Return to Cardiff’. The evening includes a drinks reception and a three-course dinner.

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Professor Diana Wallace takes part in Radio Wales newspaper review

Posted on June 19, 2015

Professor Diana Wallace did the newspaper review on BBC Radio Wales’s Good Morning Wales today.

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English academics feature at Hay Festival 2015

Posted on May 29, 2015

Students and academics from across the University feature in the line-up for this year’s Hay Festival of Literature & Arts.

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Tony Curtis Writer in Residence at Dyffryn Gardens

Posted on May 22, 2015

Tont Curtis at Dyffryn Gardens Dyffryn House and Gardens in the Vale of Glamorgan announce that the poet and writer Tony Curtis will be their writer in residence from May 2015.

This is the first such residency at a National Trust property in Wales.

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Prof Philip Gross appears at Hay Festival

Posted on April 28, 2015

Philip Gross at Hay Festival 2015

Professor Philip Gross will be reading at this year’s Hay Festival. He will be accompanied by the artist Valerie Coffin Price, and they will be talking about their collaboration – A Fold in the River.

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