Guest post: Thomas McMullan debut novel published by Bloomsbury

Thomas McMullan is a writer, critic and journalist whose work has appeared in publications including the Guardian, Observer, Times Literary Supplement, Frieze and BBC News, and has been published in 3:AM Magazine, Lighthouse and Best British Short Stories. He has worked with visual artists, game studios and theatre companies in London, Amsterdam, Beijing and Los… Read more Guest post: Thomas McMullan debut novel published by Bloomsbury

Reblog: History in fiction – why it matters

Valeria Vescina (MA Creative Writing, 2012) and Amy Sackville (MA Creative Writing, 2008) were invited back to campus to speak at the Goldsmiths Writers’ Centre on the topic of ‘Fiction and History’ with reference to their novels. Valeria recently wrote about this experience, which you can read on her blog:

Alumnus celebrates legacy of London’s Olympic Games

As the Olympic Games come back into world media spotlight, Felix Buxton of Basement Jaxx has teamed up with London Opening Ceremony Pandemonium Drummers to collaborate on a single celebrating the ‘Champion in us all’. Written by Pandemonium Drummer Denis Fernando (BA English, 1997) and produced by Felix Buxton, Champion celebrates and showcases the on-going legacy of… Read more Alumnus celebrates legacy of London’s Olympic Games

In Memoriam: Bart Moore-Gilbert

It is with great sadness that I must report that Bart Moore-Gilbert, Professor of Postcolonial Studies and English, passed away on 2 December 2015, after a shockingly swift illness. Anna Hartnell, Bart’s wife, sent the following message to his close colleagues in the Department of English and Comparative Literature and the wider College community: “As… Read more In Memoriam: Bart Moore-Gilbert

Guest Post: Ignore Gravity

Behind ‘Ignore Gravity’ Ignoring Gravity is a novel about thinking you know yourself, then finding out that what you know is wrong. Yes, Ignoring Gravity is my first novel, says author Sandra Danby (BA English, 1982). It is about a journalist, Rose Haldane. Yes, I was a journalist. Therefore I must be Rose? Wrong! Yes,… Read more Guest Post: Ignore Gravity

Guest Post: Call and Response

Call and Response Brighton’s stony shore saw us collect at music college, a roomful of ripped jeans reflected in the tall walls of an old dance studio, nervous silence accompanied by tinny noodling on unamplified electric guitars. Of all the exercises we learnt to enjoy, Call and Response was a favourite: one led improvising through… Read more Guest Post: Call and Response