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How to Get Published: Online dates

6th May 2021 to 7th May 2021

The Open University is pleased once again to be collaborating with The Writers' and Artists'

Helena book launch invitation

11th November 2020

The event is open to all and will include a welcome from the Executive Editors of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh, as well as from Alexander Waugh, Evelyn’s grandson and General Editor. There will be a Q&A with Sara, and the opportunity to hear from other editors working on the series. We hope to hear from Waugh himself too, in a recording of him reading from the book he said was his best – and was also the only one of his own works that he read aloud to his children.

How to get published: An event presented in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

29th October 2020 to 30th October 2020

After holding Sold Out events at the Open University offices of Edinburgh, London, Cardiff & Belfast, we are moving to an online incarnation of our successful pre-pandemic conference format. Which means business as usual, with a line-up of acclaimed authors, commissioning editors and literary agents on hand to offer tips on the creative process as well as invaluable insight into the world of publishing.

How to Get Published: An Event Presented in Partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

6th June 2020

After holding Sold Out events at the Open University offices of Edinburgh, London, Cardiff & Belfast, we're heading back to Edinburgh for a day of writing and publishing advice from authors and industry professionals.

Imagination and the Natural World - Writers, writing and perception

24th April 2020

A panel dissussion at the OU Creative Writing conference 'The Personal as Political'. Speakers include Sarah Butler, Dr Siobhan Campbell and Dr Sally O’Reilly.

The Personal as Political: Creative Writers on Form, Theme, and Practice

24th April 2020

A one day conference organised by Creative Writing department of The Open University. The conference will consider the strategies writers use to engage with personal or public politics in today's restless world.

How to Get Published: An Event Presented in Partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

1st November 2019

After holding Sold Out events at The Open University offices of Edinburgh, London and Belfast, we head to Cardiff for a day of writing and publishing advice from authors and industry professionals.

Student Hub Live

10th June 2019

FASS: New Curriculum Showcase

Student Hub Live

10th June 2019

Moving on and summer study

How to Get Published: An Event Presented in Partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing

8th June 2019

Once again, we’re pleased to be partnering with The Writers' and Artists' Yearbook (Bloomsbury Publishing) to bring a day of advice on the writing and publishing process.

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