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Research centres

York Centre for Writing

A hub for a number of exciting writing events, projects and publications in collaboration with Valley Press, York Literature Festival, and other community partners.

In the past we have welcomed authors such as Kathleen Jamie, Sarah Hall, Michel Faber, Daljit Nagra and Margaret Atwood, who have inspired students and members of the local community alike.

The Centre curates two print publications, both published by Valley Press and providing commissioning, editing and publishing experience to undergraduate and postgraduate students:

Our team

Staff working within the Centre include:

  • Professor Abi Curtis
  • Dr Rob Edgar
  • Caleb Klaces
  • Dr Helen Pleasance
  • Dr Adelle Stripe
  • Dr Rebecca Tamas

 

Our projects and events

Current projects

Find out more about our ongoing work within the Centre.

Upcoming events

Explore upcoming events, including events in collaboration with York Literature Festival.

Northern Independent Press Collection

We manage the Northern Independent Press Collection, supporting independent presses based in the North of England.

Get in touch

York Centre for Writing

York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York YO31 7EX

Get directions

01904 876 241

Professor Abi Curtis,
York Centre for Writing

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