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      Hilary Mantel

      “The university is internationally recognised as a leader in Creative Writing” »

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      Soundings

      An Anthology of Oxford Brookes Creative Writin »

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      Philip Pullman

      “Among the Creative Writing courses that I’ve seen – and I’ve seen quite a lot now – the one I’ve seen at Oxford Brookes is certainly one of the best.” »

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      Liam Brown

      His debut novel, Real Monsters, to be published in March 2015 by Legend Press »

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      Helen Eve

      Her debut novel, Stella, was published by Macmillan in 2014 »

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      Alison Knight

      Signed a three-book publishing contract with Accent Press »

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      Catherine Chanter

      Her first full length work of fiction, The Well, won the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize in 2013 »

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      Kit de Waal

      Shortlisted for the 2014 Costa Short Story prize »

  • Teaching Fellows

    Our Creative Writing Fellows lead on average a major workshop session every other week of each semester as well as other shorter sessions.

    Philip Gwyn Jones

    Philip Gwyn Jones – was the first UK publisher to have offered contracts to Naomi Klein, Patrick Ness, Arundhati Roy, Lionel Shriver, Zadie Smith and David Foster Wallace, among many others.

    Philip Pullman

    Philip Pullman – author of internationally best-selling trilogy His Dark Materials.

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    Sarah Dunant

    Sarah Dunant – bestselling author of Sacred Hearts.

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    Kate Clanchy

    Kate Clanchy – winner of BBC National Short Story 2009.

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    Patience Agbabi

    Patience Agbabi – star performance poet and author of Bloodshot Monochrome.

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    Nick Cohen

    Nick Cohen – star Observer journalist and bestselling author.

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    John L. Williams

    John L. Williams – responsible for commissioning three titles short-listed for the Orange Prize and one for the Booker Prize.

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    Steven Hall

    Steven Hall – was included as one of Granta Magazine’s ‘Best Young British Novelists’ in 2013.

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    Staff

    James Hawes

    Dr James Hawes

    Reader in Creative Writing

    Dr James Hawes is the author of six novels with Jonathan Cape including a Sunday Times bestseller and two novels adapted to the screen starring Joseph Fiennes and Michael Sheen respectively. He is currently working closely with the king of UK adaptation, Andrew Davies, on a screen version of Speak for England.

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