Postgraduate taught 

Creative Writing MLitt

Staff and Contact Information

Staff and Contact Information

Creative Writing Conveners:
Postgraduate taught convenor: Zoë Strachan, 5 Lilybank Gardens, Room 307, tel. 330 6848; e-mail: Zoe.Strachan@glasgow.ac.uk
Postgraduate research convenor: Elizabeth Reeder, 5 Lilybank Gardens, Room 314, tel. 330 6449; e-mail: Elizabeth.Reeder@glasgow.ac.uk
MLitt online distance learning convenor: Carolyn Jess-Cooke, 5 Lilybank Gardens, Room 308, tel. 330 8052; e-mail: Carolyn.Jess-Cooke@glasgow.ac.uk

Core staff

Other members of the school contribute to the Creative Writing programme, among them:

  • Jane Goldman, poet and specialist on Woolf, Bloomsbury and Stein
  • Rob Maslen, convenor of the MLitt in Fantasy, and specialist on fantasy and Peake.
  • Jeffery Robinson and Mary Ellis Gibson, known for their original approaches to poetic form and prosody
  • Professor Alan Riach, poet and editor of Hugh MacDiarmid

Application deadlines

For academic year 2018 - 2019:

  • 27 November 2017: Please apply by this date to receive a decision on your application by 11 December 2017  
    (if applying for funding from the University of Glasgow, this deadline must be met)
  • 19 February 2018:  Please apply by this date to receive a decision on your application by 16 March 2018.
  • 21 May 2018: Please apply by this date to receive a decision on your application by 15 June 2018.

As we receive a great many applications, prospective students are only allowed to apply once per year.