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School of the Arts summer show successes and Angry Planet commemorative booklet

Beginning on Tuesday 11th June, English and Creative Writing at the University of Northampton School of the Arts hosted three special events as part of the School of the Arts Summer Show.  All of these events were well attended by individuals from both within and outside of the School of the Arts.

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English and Creative Writing at the School of the Arts Summer Show

English and Creative Writing will be contributing three events to this year’s School of the Arts Summer Show at Avenue Campus. All three events are open to University of Northampton staff members and visiting members of the public. To reserve a place email

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School of the Arts researchers on the radio

Submitted by Larissa Allwork

Alan Smith broadcast on American Radio

It is a great pleasure to announce that Alan Smith, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing in the School of the Arts has recently been interviewed for North Carolina Public Radio.  You can listen back to his interview, ‘Debating Philosophy in Prisons’, using the player below, or access it from the show’s website.

See also the celebration of Alan Smith’s work in The Guardian.

TV Fangdom Conference on Radio Northampton

On 8th May, Reader in Television Studies, Dr Lorna Jowett appeared on BBC Radio Northampton to talk about the upcoming TV Fangdom Conference on Television Vampires which will be held at the School of the Arts (7-8 June 2013).

To  listen back:

You will find it approximately 2 hours and ten minutes into the show.

University of Northampton Creative Writing Lecturer Alan Smith celebrated in The Guardian

This week The Guardian has published Alan Smith‘s final Philosophy for Prisoners column alongside a photograph specially commissioned for the article. On 26 February 2013, Smith was the centre of a photo-shoot which celebrated over 10 years of his writings as a Guardian columnist.

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