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Public Lecture: 19 April 2016, Adam Thorpe on ‘Writing Out of the Past’

Adam Thorpe, translator, author of novels including Ulverton, Still, and Hodd, of six volumes of poetry, two volumes of short stories and several radio dramas visits the City Campus of the University of Wolverhampton to give a public lecture on “Writing Out of the … Continue reading

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Public Event: Novelists Catherine O’Flynn and James Hannah in conversation

Monday 14 March 2016, 6 – 7.30pm Wolverhampton Art Gallery – Georgian Room Novelists Catherine O’Flynn (Costa Book Award winner, Booker and Orange Prize nominee, Galaxy Book Award winner) and James Hannah (The A to Z of You and Me, shortlisted … Continue reading

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In Conversation with Eimear McBride, 17 Feb. 2015

Eimear McBride will be discussing her award-winning novel, A  Girl Is a Half-formed Thing, with CTTR’s Dr Nicola Allen, Tuesday 17 February 2015 at the University of Wolverhampton’s Arena Theatre, Wulfruna Street, 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available at £5 or £3 (University of … Continue reading

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Niall Griffiths Inaugural Lecture (Part 4 – Conclusion)

This is the fourth and concluding part of the Professorial Inaugural Address delivered by Niall Griffiths on 8 December 2014 at the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton. To read the speech in sequence follow this link to Part 1 and click on … Continue reading

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Niall Griffiths Inaugural Lecture (Part 3)

On 8 December 2014, Niall Griffiths delivered his Professorial Inaugural Address at the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton. The text of that talk is serialised here in 4 parts. In the third part, below, Griffiths considers ‘darkness’ as a critical term … Continue reading

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Niall Griffiths Inaugural Lecture (Part 2)

On 8 December 2014, Niall Griffiths delivered his Professorial Inaugural Address at the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton. The text of that talk is serialised here in 4 parts. In the second part, below, Griffiths reflects on the rhythms of the … Continue reading

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Niall Griffiths Inaugural Lecture (Part 1)

On 8 December 2014, Niall Griffiths delivered his Professorial Inaugural Address at the Arena Theatre in Wolverhampton. The text of that talk will be serialised in this blog in 4 parts. In the first part, below, Griffiths reflects on his … Continue reading

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Paradise is on the end of your nose

Tilstone Studio, Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton (Monday, 8th December, 6:30 p.m., admission Free) Professor Niall Griffiths delivers his inaugural lecture describing his motivation and inspiration for writing. He will discuss the significance of finding a writing voice for peoples and places … Continue reading

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