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Blackwell Creative Writing Lecture

On Tuesday 22nd September at 5pm, Howard Jacobson will give the inaugural Blackwell Creative Writing Lecture in association with the MA in Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes University.

Howard Jacobson will discuss, among other irreligious ideas, the writer as God, taking in along the way the book of Genesis, Anna Karenina, Ulysses and Howard Jacobson's own latest novel The Act of Love, recently reviewed by Nicholas Lezard in The GuardianHoward Jacobson.

The event itself will celebrate and promote the work of the MA students, followed by the Blackwell Creative Writing Lecture itself. This will be followed by a wine reception during which people will have a chance to obtain signed copies.

Places at this event are free, but entrants must register beforehand. To do this, simply send your name and contact details to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

This event takes place at the Lloyd Lecture Theatre, Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford.

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Victoria Barnsley of HarperCollins receives honorary doctorate

On Friday 8 September Victoria Barnsley, CEO of HarperCollins UK, received an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes University.

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