The Lancaster Writing Programme hosts one of the longest established and highly esteemed MA courses in the country, with modes of study flexible enough to suit all learners.All our students enjoy the expertise of specialist teaching staff who are prominent writers in their own fields, and who respond directly and in detail to their work.
Martin Corless-Smith, Professor, was born and raised in Worcestershire, England.
He has a BA (HONS) in Fine Arts (Painting) from the University of Reading (UK), an MFA in painting/printmaking from SMU, an MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a Ph D in Creative Writing from the University of Utah.
Her writing has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Millions, among others.
She was a Fulbright Fellow in South Korea and received a fiction fellowship from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities in 2016.
Teaching is based on the workshop model and visits from writers, editors and agents provide an important component of campus study.
All students give a reading from work in progress at our annual MA Showcase - previous events have been held in partnership with Lancaster Lit Fest and the Dukes theatre.
All students give a reading from work in progress at our annual MA Showcase - previous events have been held in partnership with Lancaster Lit Fest and the Dukes theatre. Depending on which course you take you will study core modules within that subject and optional modules in the other subject.
Students will complete either a Creative Writing or English Literature Cake publishes poetry, flash fiction and reviews with work from established poets and newcomers alike.
There are many Creative Writing MA pathways to choose from, depending on your wish to study in a workshop, via one on one correspondence with your tutor, taking modules, or to combine Creative Writing with English Literary Studies.
MA Creative Writing (by independent project) - full time only.