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Leone Ross has been described as ‘a breathtakingly good author of short stories’ by the Times Literary Supplement following the release of her new collection of short stories.

The Roehampton Poetry Centre announces the launch of The Robert Graves Prize, a new poetry competition in partnership with Wimbledon BookFest.

The Roehampton Poetry Centre at the University of Roehampton is delighted to announce the winner of the third annual Roehampton Poetry Prize.

Leone Ross, Senior Lecturer of Creating Writing at the University of Roehampton, and Roehampton alumnus Joshua Idehen are to feature in a new project highlighting British BAME writers.

The University of Roehampton's Fincham Press has launched world's first academic journal dedicated to the study of Ian Fleming's James Bond franchise.

For the second year running, students from the University of Roehampton used their skills to support the Barnes Children's Literature Festival, for whom the University is the official Creative Partner.

The Poetry Centre is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 Ruskin Prize for Poetry, judged by Professor Fiona Sampson.

The University of Roehampton is delighted to announce Professor Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been re-appointed as Chancellor for another three years.

Fincham Press celebrates its third anthology of student work by leaving free copies across London.

Ahead of the launch of Roehampton’s new International Journal of James Bond Studies, renowned 007 expert John Cork gave students an insight into his work as a documentary maker behind the scenes on the James Bond film sets.

Whilst known for her Just William stories, it is Richmal Crompton's other, less well known novels focusing on woman and experiences of disability that Honorary Research Fellow Dr Jane McVeigh will give a public lecture about at the annual Just William Meeting on April 8th at the University of Roehampton.

Leading female characters were commonplace in plays before Shakespeare, reveals academic Dr Andy Kesson on PRI's The World Radio on Friday 24th February.

Darren Shan, author of the Cirque du Freak series and alumnus of Roehampton shares how his time at university inspired his writing, and his advice on writing as a career.

Stephen Jarvis, author of the critically acclaimed Death and Mr Pickwick is to become an Honorary Research Fellow in the department of English and Creative Writing. 

Discussing her poetry and work in mental health hospitals, Professor Fiona Sampson MBE will be featured on this Friday’s Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4. 

James Davies, a minimalist poet and PhD research student in the Department of English and Creative Writing, is set to have his book-length poem stack and accompanying thesis published by one of the UK's most prestigious poetry publishers, Carcanet Press.

Congratulations to Professor Fiona Sampson, Professor of Poetry at the University of Roehampton, who has been appointed a Member of the British Empire in the New Year's Honours list for her services to literature and the literary community.

Professor Nicki Humble, Professor of English Literature, will appear on BBC Radio 4’s Food Programme at 12:30pm on Sunday 18th December, and again on Monday 19th December at 3:30pm. 

Fiona Sampson, Professor of Poetry at the University of Roehampton, will be featured on BBC Radio 4's programme The Echo Chamber on Sunday 4th December at 4:30pm.

PhD student Kim Gilchrist's new play 'Forgiving Shakespeare' celebrates the 400th anniversary of the death of both William Shakespeare and Miguel de Cervantes.