Forthcoming Events

All events are free and open to the general public, unless stated otherwise.
Venues are typically on the University of Leicester campus.

Recordings of past events can be found on our podcast page.

Upcoming events

Lemn Sissay: Landmark poems
Lemn Sissay MBE is the author of several books of poetry alongside articles, records, public art, and plays.
09 May 2018
Colonial Countryside conference approximately 100 children from across the UK will participate in a child-led writing and history project about the National Trust houses’ Caribbean and East India Company connections. 16 November 2018


BBC Radio Leicester interview with Dr Corinne Fowler

27 March 2018 - "African Caribbean children are being encouraged to visit stately homes as part of a new writing project. The University of Leicester is behind the tours, which looks at links between country houses, the Caribbean and the East India Company. Dr Corinne Fowler is behind the project and speaks to BBC reporter Kevin Ncube in this report"

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Creative MA

NEW for 2016/17: MA in Creative Writing

Contact the Centre

The Centre for New Writing
School of English
University of Leicester
Leicester, LE1 7RH

Dr Corinne Fowler

Deputy Directors:
Dr Harry Whitehead
Mr Nick Everett

Project Manager:
(Colonial Countryside)
Kevin Ncube

Useful Links:
Creative Writing at Leicester