Creative writing open seminars: University of Derby

All are welcome to these events, which are free of charge, at the Kedleston Road Campus of the University of Derby. For further details, please contact Professor Jason Lee (, who is a member of our editorial board.


Beyond Boundaries with Geraldine Monk

Tuesday 10.30-12.00 February 28th Room N702

Well-known poet Geraldine Monk explores the theme ‘Beyond Boundaries’. Geraldine’s recent Books include: Dream Drover (Siren Press, 1999); Selected Poems (Salt, 2003); Escafeld Hangings (West House Books, 2005); Ghost & Other Sonnets (Salt, 2008); Lobe Scarps & Finials (Leafe Press, 2011).

Publishing in 21st Century: Creativity beyond Challenges with Suman Chakraborty

Tuesday 1pm-2pm February 21st Room N704

Suman Chakraborty is the Founder and CEO of ROMAN Books, an independent publisher of literature and literary criticism. He has published and lectured widely on various aspects of English literature and creative writing in India and UK. He is visiting the University of Derby on a British Council sponsored Indo-British creative collaboration.


Writing and Experimentation with Christine Kennedy

Tuesday 10.30am-12.00 March 6th Room N702

Experimental artist and writer Christine Kennedy will draw on her work, including the piece ‘Hobby Horse’ in this practice-based session.


Evil in Mind with Jason Lee

Wednesday 6.30pm-8.00pm May 2nd Room: The Courtroom OL1

Jason Lee will read and discuss his crime novels Unholy Days and Dr Cipriano’s Cell and his critical work on transgression which includes work on addiction, madness, and child abuse.


About Anthony Haynes

Director, Frontinus Ltd Communications Associate, FJWilson Talent Services

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