Prof Kirsty Gunn wins major short story award

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Kirsty Gunn, Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Dundee, has won the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 for her collection Infidelities (Faber & Faber).   Professor Gunn was one of six authors shortlisted for the prize, which was presented at a ceremony in London recently.  Her collection includes stories about love, marriage, and beyond, and was praised by judges for its haunting imagery and the bea...

Researchers and public to explore what it means to be human at national humanities festival

Being Human Festival 2015

Frankenstein author Mary Shelley’s formative experiences in Dundee will be revisited at the UK’s national festival of the humanities later this year. The University of Dundee will host ‘Mary Shelley’s Dundee: Re-animating a City’ as part of the Being Human 2015 festival. The festival will see events take place at 41 universities and other organisations across the UK from 12th to 22nd November. The...

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