Daniele Pantano - Programme Leader
Daniele Pantano is a poet, essayist, literary translator, artist, critic, editor, and scholar. His individual poems, essays, translations, and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in numerous magazines, journals, and anthologies worldwide. Pantano is the author or translator of over thirty books, and his poetry has been translated into several languages. His most recent works include Home for Difficult Children (Broken Sleep Books, 2022), Robert Walser: The Poems (Seagull Books, 2022), Ten Million and One Silences (edition taberna kritika, 2021), Chiens dans des champs en friche (editions d’en bas, 2020), Kindertotenlieder: Collected Early Essays & Letters & Confessions (Hesterglock Press, 2019), Robert Walser: Comedies (Seagull Books, 2018), ORAKL (Black Lawrence Press, 2017), Robert Walser's Fairy Tales: Dramolettes (New Directions, 2015), and Dogs in Untended Fields: Selected Poems by Daniele Pantano (Wolfbach VerlaAcademic Staff List Make an Enquiry
Welcome to MA Creative Writing
How You Study
An Introduction to Your Modules
† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.
How you are assessed
Entry Requirements 2023-24
This programme is taught on Wednesdays.
Students have the opportunity to serve as editors for The Lincoln Review, an international literary journal edited exclusively by undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Find out more at www.lincolnreview.org
"The course hits a great balance between inspiring and supporting creative work and giving practical advice on getting all sorts of things published. I've really got a lot from the knowledge and experience of my tutors and leave with a focused portfolio."Fee Griffin, MA Creative Writing graduate, winner of the Amsterdam Open Book Prize, and author of For Work / For TV (Versal, 2020)
Career and Personal Development
This programme is designed to provide training for a career in writing, from fiction to screen and radio adaptation. You have the opportunity to develop advanced communication skills which can open up career opportunities across the creative industries in publishing, research, teaching and the media. Some graduates choose to continue their studies at doctoral level.
The University Careers and Employability Team offer qualified advisors who can work with you to provide tailored, individual support and careers advice during your time at the University. As a member of our alumni we also offer one-to-one support in the first year after completing your course, including access to events, vacancy information and website resources; with access to online vacancies and virtual and website resources for the following two years.
This service can include one-to-one coaching, CV advice and interview preparation to help you maximise your future opportunities.
The service works closely with local, national and international employers, acting as a gateway to the business world.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
Research Areas and Topics
The MA Creative Writing hosts the Poetry, Poetics, and Literary Translation Research Group; the Refugee Poetry Project; and the International Poetry Refugee Network.