News and features from the Department of English Literature.
Teaching trio win awards hat-trick
Three of our fantastic teaching staff have won Students’ Association Teaching Awards, including for their approach to feedback and inclusive learning.
Meet our graduates: Brandon Shalansky
Originally from British Columbia, Brandon completed our MSc in Playwriting and now works between the UK and Canada where he’s under commission with the Fred Skeleton Theatre Company.
Telling stories of future fossils
We talk to Royal Society of Literature award-winner, David Farrier, about why it’s important for literature to engage with place, time and the environment and about how students can get involved.
Judging the James Tait Black Prizes - our students' perspective
English Literature PhD students, Olivia and Joanna, talk to us about what it's like to be student co-ordinators on Britain's oldest literary awards.
Undergraduate Awards 2018 open for entry
Highly Commended 2017 entrant, Sarah Thomson, talks to us about the submission process and how it feels to be selected in the awards.
Treasured volume of Renaissance plays saved for nation
Annotated plays by influential English dramatist Ben Jonson - earmarked for sale in North America - have been acquired by the University of Edinburgh.