Success for Bath Spa University Creative Writing graduates as their books are published

06 July 2012 11:57:01

Creative Writing at Bath Spa University can boast a distinguished list of graduates who have achieved critical and commercial success. Adding to that list are five more graduates who have recently had new work published:

•  Nathan Filer completed his MA in Creative Writing in 2010 and the novel he wrote as part of the course 'Where the Moon Isn't' is being published by Harper Collins in spring 2013.

•  Sarah Hammond recently completed an MA in Writing for Young People and her debut novel 'The Night Sky in my Head' has been published by Oxford University Press. The book will be launched at Waterstones in Bath on Thursday 12 July 2012.

•  Nikita Lalwani is currently reading for a PhD and previously completed an MA in Creative Writing. Her first novel 'Gifted' was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2007 and her second novel 'The Village' has recently been published by Viking UK.

•  Jennifer McVeigh completed her MA in Creative Writing in 2009 and her debut novel 'The Fever Tree' has been published by Viking UK.

•  Alison Rattle recently completed an MA in Writing for Young People and her debut novel 'The Quietness' is being published by Hot Keys.

The writing course at Bath Spa University is now in its twentieth year and during that time has become one of the most successful and popular in the UK. Course tutors are themselves respected writers and their links with the publishing industry are invaluable to graduates.

The University has expanded its offering and as well as an undergraduate degree in Creative Writing, postgraduate courses are now available in Nature and Travel Writing, Scriptwriting and Writing for Young People. More information about the Creative Writing department is available here http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/schools/humanities-and-cultural-industries/creative-writing/default.asp