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Booking for Fay Weldon in Conversation and other free Literary Leicester events now open!

  Booking for Fay Weldon in Conversation and other free Literary Leicester events now open! Saturday 19 November 2016 The Literary Leicester 2016 website is now live, meaning that you can book your places at your choice of the exciting FREE … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT! THE CWWA’S 2016 Annual General Meeting

THE CWWA’S 2016 AGM Saturday 19 November 2016,  before the Weldon conversation with Professor Mary Eagleton   We’ll be holding our AGM at Leicester in the afternoon of 19 November, before the Weldon event. All CWWA members are very much welcome to … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DAY! Fay Weldon in Conversation with Professor Mary Eagleton at Literary Leicester

A CWWA-sponsored event is going to take place at the Literary Leicester festival this year, on Saturday 19 November at 6.30pm: Fay Weldon: In Conversation Fay Weldon will discuss her latest book, Before the War (2016), with Founder Chair of the Contemporary … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS! the Annual Meeting of the Comparative Literature Association (ACLA 2017)

CFP for ACLA 2017 the Annual Meeting of the Comparative Literature Association by July 31, 2016 http://www.acla.org/annual-meeting We are writing to invite you or anyone you think might be interested to submit proposals to a seminar we will be submitting for the … Continue reading

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CALL FOR PAPERS! Twenty-Five Years of Regeneration: A Pat Barker Symposium

Twenty-Five Years of Regeneration: A Pat Barker Symposium Saturday 15 October 2016, Durham University, 10.30 am – 5.00 pm Twenty-five years after the publication of Regeneration, we invite proposals for papers on Pat Barker’s formative work of First World War historical … Continue reading

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Call for Papers! Fireworks: The Visual Imagination of Angela Carter

The Royal West of England Academy, Queen’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1PX in association with The University of the West of England, Bristol and the Festival of Ideas Monday 9 January 2017 Keynote: Sir Christopher Frayling   2017 marks the twenty-fifth … Continue reading

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The Future of the Humanities Day on 4 July

Dear all, Wanted to let you all know about our event on 4 July – The Future of the Humanities at the Tetley, Leeds – with Sarah Churchwell, Eleonora Belfiore and Donald Drakeman. Some of you may have seen it … Continue reading

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Newcastle Noir 2016 (25th April-1st May)

    We’re almost there!!!! In a week’s time the Newcastle Noir 2016 Fringe Events will be underway. On the Friday evening we’ll be celebrating the official launch of the festival in the company of award-winning writer, Ann Cleeves. Then over … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2016 Stella Prize shortlist

The Stella Prize 2016 shortlist has been announced. Congratulations to: Tegan Bennett Daylight Peggy Frew Elizabeth Harrower Mireille Juchau Charlotte Wood Fiona Wright

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CWW Prize Winners

The inaugural 2016 Contemporary Women’s Writing Essay Prize: Prize Winner: Mary Horgan, About Change: Ali Smith’s Numismatic Modernism   In addition, the following essays have been selected for Special Commendation: Imogen Mathew, Educating the Reader in Anita Heiss’ Chick Lit … Continue reading

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