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Liane Strauss wins poetry competition prize

Liane Strauss, Head of Poetry in Creative Writing at Birkbeck, has received second prize in the Cardiff International Poetry Competition.

New novel by creative writing lecturer Helen Harris

Helen Harris, lecturer in Creative Writing at Birkbeck, will have her fifth novel published this autumn.

Birkbeck Creative Writing Lecturer’s new play to be shown at Shakespeare’s Globe

Holy Warriors is a story of holy wars and the struggle for Jerusalem