Poetry at the Post: Great Writing, Dungeons & More

Imperial City
From the outset I hated the city of my ancestors.
I was fearful I’d be put in the dungeon below
the cathedral.

Weissenburg-im-Nordgau in 1725
Weissenburg-im-Nordgau in 1725



The 19th Annual Great Writing International
Creative Writing Conference
Imperial College London
Sat. June 18th – Sun. June 19th 2016

Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 19th Annual Great Writing International Creative Writing Conference.

In 2016, the 19th year of the conference, we will look to the current conditions of your individual creative writing practice, to research and teaching in creative writing, and to the experiences of creative writing teaching, learning and research from a faculty or student perspective. All topics will be welcome.

Proposals will be peer-reviewed.

The conference will also feature the 6th Annual New Writing International Creative Writing Event.

More details on the conference can be found at: http://www.greatwriting.org.uk

1. Single presentations: 20 minutes, 10 minutes questions.

2. 3 person presentations/panels: 90 minutes in total.

Send proposals to: conference@greatwriting.org.uk

(Proposals: 150 word draft description of your presentation – final abstracts are published in the annual conference booklet)

* Closing Date for Submissions: 9 November 2015 *

(*Great Writing calls for papers can appear throughout the year, but when all presenter places are filled we close the call. Early submission is therefore highly encouraged)

Victoria and Albert Museum
Victoria and Albert Museum

To be held at one of the UK’s great universities and great locations: Imperial College London, South Kensington, a cultural centre for the arts, sciences, music and museums, close to Royal Albert Hall and right next to the wonderful Natural History Museum.
For queries contact Professor Graeme Harper, Conference Director:
or for general enquiries contact:

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