With a strong literary history including Charles Dickens, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and HG Wells, Portsmouth is a wondrous place for fiction. Portsmouth BookFest continues the exciting creative writing tradition, hosting exciting events across the city featuring popular and accessible authors.
Portsmouth, to a creative writing student, has a rich and entrancing history. As the birthplace of Charles Dickens, and home to famous literary figures such as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling and H.G. Wells, this city remains the perfect choice for prospective students. With a strong and dazzling writing heritage, follow the footsteps of past writers around the city and discover both their influences and inspiration on your journey.
Tom Sykes, Lecturer in Creative and Media Writing within the School of Media and Performing Arts at the University of Portsmouth, took part at the Writing Places conference on the 24th June.
Creative and Media Writing lecturer, Tom Sykes, has written for Private Eye Magazine about the election of Rodrigo Duterte, the controversial new president of the Philippines – you can read the story below.
University of Portsmouth BA (Hons) English Literature alumna, Victoria Leslie, recently hosted the book launch for her latest debut novel Bodies of Water at Blackwell’s on Cambridge road on Saturday 4th June.
See the University sites as they were in the mid-Nineteenth Century: when Milldam was a mill dam, Park Road was a pond, and Ravelin House was a part of the old fortifications.
Star & Crescent would like to invite you to celebrate their first Birthday this April in the University of Portsmouth‘s very own Eldon building.