Creative writing graduate named as finalist in prestigious short story competition

We are delighted to hear that Sue Haigh, one of our graduates of the Writing Practice & Study programme here at the University of Dundee, has recently been named as a finalist in Scotland’s most valuable short story award, the Scottish Arts Club competition.  The Scottish Arts Club holds an annual short story competition that is open to all writers worldwide aged over 16 years, with celebrated author Alexander M...

Creative writing team open their doors to Bell Baxter High School pupils

Around 10 Bell Baxter High School pupils and their English curriculum leader, Louise Martin, visited the University of Dundee on Wednesday 28th September for a day of Creative Writing Practice. The Fife students are currently studying for their Advanced Higher English.  Professor of Creative Writing, Kirsty Gunn and Senior Lecturer, Dr Gail Low spoke about the difficulties of starting out, putting pen to pa...

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