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News from Birkbeck Creative Writing Students and Alumni...


From Mog the Cat to Jonathan Meades, one of the most eclectic and popular programmes in the literary festival calendar, the Stoke Newington Literary Festival, returns for a 5th year for the weekend 6-8 June.


Please join us for the launch of three new literary journals from the Birkbeck BA Creative Writing Programme...

For Birkbeck Arts Week, the Writers' Hub presents:  The Future of the Book - a panel discussion, on Wednesday 21 May.


For Birkbeck Arts Week, the Writers' Hub presents: Poetry in Film - a screening & panel discussion, on Thursday 22 May.


Develop your writing skills while thinking and learning about animals, the environment and conservation issues, with tutors Pascale Petit and Astrid Alben.


Introducing three exciting new literary publications from Birkbeck’s BA Creative Writing programme…


A unique opportunity for Birkbeck Creative Writing MA students and alumni...


Make a date with a new literary festival in North London. Wood Green Literary Festival has more than one hundred authors in seven venues over three days in October. Check it out!


We need your support, this is why...


The Stoke Newington Literary Festival starts next week - Carmel Shortall gives us a preview of some of the highlights.


Writers’ Hub Presents: 'Getting Published in the Digital Era' - a panel of guests including: Isobel Dixon of Blake Friedmann Literary Agency, Ted Hodgkinson of Granta, and Rebecca Swift of The Literary Consultancy (TLC), chaired by Julia Bell, will discuss the future of publishing in the digital era.


The TLC 'Writing in Digital Age' Conference will be taking place 7-8 June at the Free Word Centre.


Writers' Hub is proud to announce a special Arts Week Hubbub with special guests Elizabeth Fremantle, MACW alumnus and author of Queen’s Gambit, and Christie Watson, Birkbeck lecturer and author of Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away – winner of the Costa First Novel Award.


Birkbeck will host the launch of Brigid Brophy’s The King of a Rainy Country (reprinted by The Coelacanth Press) on Friday, 30 November in the Keynes Library.


On December 7th, Kazuo Ishiguro came to Birkbeck to discuss his novel, Never Let Me Go as well as his writing and work in general with Professor Russell Celyn Jones in this year's collaboration with the Booker Prize Foundation.


The first in this series of poetry readings will take place on Monday 3 December...


Kazuo Ishiguro in conversation with Russell Celyn Jones...


During Arts Week you are invited to a Writers' Hub event - 'Self-Publishing: Vanity Fair or Brave New World'. A panel of guests, chaired by Julia Bell, will discuss the pros, cons and future of self-publishing...


The Alliance of Independent Authors will be launched at the London Book Fair on Wednesday the 18th of April in the Old Press Room, 10am to noon.


The next Hubbub will take place on Monday 14th of May and our special guest readers are Martina Evans and Benjamin Wood...


Birkbeck lecturer Benjamin Wood's debut novel The Bellwether Revivals was published in February...


Our Hubbub launch was so popular that we are relocating to a larger venue...looking forward to seeing you on Monday 27 February, 7:30 pm at the Kings' Cross Social Club (2 Britannia Street, London, WC1X 9JE).


Birkbeck Alumnus and Hub Contributor, Kavita Jindal, has won the Vintage Books/Foyle’s Haruki Murakami Short Story Competition...


A political history of the Nuclear Bomb and its proliferation from 1940 to the present day - a series of ten short plays including a new play from Birkbeck's Colin Teevan. Discount available for Birkbeck Students.


What would you do if your wife and child were held hostage? A play by Hideki Noda and Colin Teevan.


The Mechanics' Institute Review (MIR) is inviting submissions for Issue 9 and the deadline for submissions is 5pm Wednesday 8th February 2012.


Jamie M-Richards

Hub Staffer, Jamie M Richards, attended the Polari First Book Prize at the Southbank Centre recently...


The shortlist for the inaugural Polari First Book Prize has been announced including Jonathan Kemp and Timothy Graves.


An evening of poetry and contemporary dance...


Hub staff Miguel Fernandes Ceia is speaking on a round table on International Literature on Thursday 20 October!


It was a big week for poetry, a sad week for Apple and the week that Bob Dylan nearly won a Nobel Prize.


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