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Exhibition: Cinephilia and Collecting

Running in our Peltz Gallery 7 October - 16 December: A Museum of the Everyday.

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We offer courses in literature, creative writing, theatre studies, humanities and more...

Birkbeck creative writing student wins 2016 Bristol Short Story Prize

Stefanie Seddon's short story Kākahu was described as 'poignant' and 'magical' by judges

Birkbeck’s creative writers launch new anthology of short stories

MIR13 includes novel extracts from two critically acclaimed Birkbeck alumni who each have new books published this year

Birkbeck historians unite for Being Human Festival

Trio of academics to lead interactive public events during annual festival of the humanities