News and features from the Department of English Literature.
From the page to the stage
We talk to four students on our MSc in Playwriting programme whose work will be professionally read for a live audience as part of the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
LLC at the Edinburgh summer festivals 2018 - part two
This summer sees dozens of festival events featuring our staff, students and alumni. Here's what's happening during the Edinburgh International Book Festival (11th to 27th August 2018).
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.
Being involved in Edinburgh's literary scene
We talk to MSc Creative Writing student, Sonali Misra, about her experiences of the programme and her literary projects.
English Literature goes graphic
LLC students and staff reflect on a recent collaboration with Edinburgh College of Art on the graphic novel.
Showcasing our creative talent
As the Creative Writing Online 2018 showcase opens, MSc students discuss their thoughts on the programme and its impact on their work.
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.