Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Creative Writing reading: Morag Joss and Andrew Eaton

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Who this event is for

  • Everyone


JHB 207, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus, Gipsy Lane site


Morag Joss is the award-winning author of the Sara Selkirk novels, Half Broken ThingsPuccini’s GhostsThe Night FollowingAmong the Missing (Across the Bridge) and Our Picnics in the Sun. She has also written for television, and writes short stories for print and broadcast. Her prizes and shortlistings include the CWA Silver Dagger, the USA Edgar Award for best novel, and a Heinrich Böll residency on the island of Achill, Ireland. She holds Fellowships at Reading University and Southampton University and also teaches Creative Writing for Oxford University. She is a regular tutor for both the Arvon Foundation and the Scottish Writers Centre at Moniack Mhor.

Andrew Eaton was born in San Diego, California and raised in California, Arizona, Virginia and Missouri. He attended Missouri State University and the University of St. Andrews before moving to Belfast to live with his wife. He is the author of Sprung Nocturne, a pamphlet of poems from the Lifeboat press, and is the recipient of the 2016 Tupelo Quarterly Poetry Prize, selected by Tracy K. Smith, and an ACES award from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. His poems and reviews appear in Crab Orchard ReviewCopper NickelEdinburgh ReviewHayden’s Ferry ReviewMagmaNarrativePrelude, and Poetry Ireland Review among other places. He is at work on his first collection of poetry.