MA Creative Writing Open Days

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Launch Your Writing Career with Our Exciting and Innovative Master's Programme


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  5.30pm to 7.30pm
  Guardian Offices, Kings Cross, London


Find out more about the University’s exciting and innovative Master’s programme delivered in partnership with The Guardian at one of our MA Creative Writing and Publishing Open Days in London.

Fusing academia and creativity with industry insights, the programme offers students the opportunity to develop their skills and build a portfolio with support from an academic coach and professionals in the publishing industry. Teaching is enhanced by workshops, readings, and masterclasses by acclaimed authors from a range of genres. Past speakers have included Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, naturalist Chris Packham, and art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon.

Join our MA Creative Writing and Publishing Open Days and find out how you could launch your writing career and learn from industry professionals, acclaimed authors, renowned academics, and publishing insiders. The event includes complimentary drinks and canapés, inspirational mini-masterclasses from leading Guardian writers about how to turn creative ideas into stories that move audiences, and the chance to speak to the MA's class tutors Professor Jason Whittaker and Guardian’s Associate editor for Culture Claire Armitstead about the course and how to make a mark in the competitive world of publishing. You'll also be able to enjoy a mini-tour of the Guardian's archives.  

The event will start at 5.30pm and end at 7.30pm. Everyone is welcome. 

We look forward to welcoming you there.

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