In May the school held its annual Spring Ball at The Queen’s Hotel in Leeds city centre. This is an excuse for the cheap price of £25 to have a two course meal, drink on arrival and DJ with a dancefloor for the night in a fancy ballroom.
In this blog post I have the inside scoop on how to articulate creative writing ideas, story and character development with the extremely talented yet humble Dr. Rachel Connor, Course Director for the English with Creative Writing degree at Leeds Beckett University and published novelist, radio scriptwriter and poet.
Every year, Chapel FM hosts numerous writers and readers On Air for this four-day writing festival. This year, three hundred writers, readers and performers from the ages of eight to ninety-four took part in this legendary event.
Aukje Huijts talks about 'Kaleidoscopic', an anthology of creative writing put together by third year BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing students, ahead of its launch on 2 May as part of the Beyond Creative Arts Festival.
Course Director for English Literature and Lecturer in Postcolonial Literature at the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities, Dr Emily Zobel Marshall, reflects on the of role of their latest Writer in Residence, award-winning British-Caribbean author Jacob Ross.
In this blog post, Professor Ruth Robbins discussed with current student Georgia McEneaney one of her most recent projects: working with the Leeds Library to create a book celebrating its 250th anniversary.
Professor Ruth Robbins
History students have produced a new website about David Oluwale's life and legacy.
University Careers Consultant Ben Robertson talks about the 'Employability Fortnight' organised by the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities and its value for students.
I am a writer and a student. For years now, my passion has been Creative Writing, but it is only after being able to study this at Leeds Beckett that I have given myself the label of writer.
My name's Sam Smith, no not the singer or the Beer, the creative writer extraordinaire! I'm a mature student of 31 and a Mum to three crazy boys. Although I'm probably the most immature student in year two, as I feel I'm allowed to find my youth again everyday at Leeds Beckett.
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