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Megan in front of the Eifel Tower

Parisian Story: Part 2

Recent graduate Megan continues her Parisian story working on a placement as a travel writer, eating croissants and people watching. This follows on from Megan’s first blog article from September 2019.

22/10/19
Leeds Beckett University Megan Slack
Megan in Paris

My journey from Leeds Beckett University to a Parisian office

Megan, a recent graduate, talks about her experience of taking her creative writing skills to Paris and the world of travel writing.

06/08/19
Leeds Beckett University Megan Slack

How To Curate A Blog

In this blog post I have the inside scoop on how to articulate creative writing ideas, story and character development with the extremely talented yet humble Dr. Rachel Connor, Course Director for the English with Creative Writing degree at Leeds Beckett University and published novelist, radio scriptwriter and poet.

22/05/19
Sam Smith Sam
Writing Festival

Leeds Beckett Writers ‘Writing on Air’ ’19 Festival

Every year, Chapel FM hosts numerous writers and readers On Air for this four-day writing festival. This year, three hundred writers, readers and performers from the ages of eight to ninety-four took part in this legendary event.

16/05/19
Leeds Beckett University Jay Ali
Kaleidescope Cover

Beyond Writing: Kaleidoscopic - A Creative Writing Anthology

Aukje Huijts talks about 'Kaleidoscopic', an anthology of creative writing put together by third year BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing students, ahead of its launch on 2 May as part of the Beyond Creative Arts Festival.

01/05/19
Leeds Beckett University Aukje Huijts
Jacob Ross

Writer in Residence: Jacob Ross

Course Director for English Literature and Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature at the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities, Dr Emily Zobel Marshall, reflects on the of role of their latest Writer in Residence, award-winning British-Caribbean author Jacob Ross.

Intro to me: Tess Cullinan

I am a writer and a student. For years now, my passion has been Creative Writing, but it is only after being able to study this at Leeds Beckett that I have given myself the label of writer.

21/03/19
Leeds Beckett University Tess

Intro to me: Sam Smith

My name's Sam Smith, no not the singer or the Beer, the creative writer extraordinaire! I'm a mature student of 31 and a Mum to three crazy boys. Although I'm probably the most immature student in year two, as I feel I'm allowed to find my youth again everyday at Leeds Beckett.

21/03/19
Sam Smith Sam
Lucie with her suitcase

Goodbye France, Hello England

Today, for my first article I am going to talk about my first month at Leeds Beckett University, why I came to this university and a bit about my journey to come here.

27/02/19
Lucie Lucie

A Guide to Cats and Moths

My name is Cat, I study English Literature and Creative Writing and as I sit here wiping butter of my rabbit’s face (it’s a whole toast story) I wonder what to tell you about myself.

27/02/19
Caitlin Dryden Cat