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A creative writing graduate from Birkbeck has been awarded a fellowship with the Writers Guild of America (WGA) that will help to carve her career in screenwriting.

14 February 2018

The Representation of the People Act, passed on 6 February 1918, gave women the right to vote in the UK for the first time. Birkbeck academics celebrate this centenary and look at how we can make further strides towards equality.

06 February 2018

Leading literary agency Aitken Alexander has created a new scholarship in Creative Writing at Birkbeck, aiming to find and nurture literary talent from groups underrepresented in publishing.

05 January 2018

Professor Rose will be a judge of the prestigious fiction award as it enters its 50th year.

20 December 2017

Winner of the 2011 Booker prize, author Julian Barnes spoke to students and staff at Birkbeck about his novel ‘The Sense of an Ending’ at the annual Man Booker event.

28 November 2017

The critically acclaimed, sold-out play, Beginning, written by Birkbeck’s David Eldridge will transfer from the National Theatre to the Ambassadors Theatre in the West End for ten-weeks in January.

10 November 2017

A collaboration between Birkbeck academic Dr Isabel Davis and artist Anna Burrel has produced a series of artworks depicting the history of 'un-pregnancy', which will feature at The Peltz Gallery.

23 October 2017

The Medal of Honour is awarded to laureates of exceptional academic or social distinction, who make a unique contribution to the mutual relationship between faculties and universities.

12 October 2017

The Mechanics’ Issue 14 includes stories by award-winning established authors as well as featuring new voices from Birkbeck and beyond.

10 October 2017