Monthly Archives: February 2012

Creative Writing Open Seminar Series – University of Derby

All welcome to these free events at the Kedleston Road Campus of the University of Derby.


 – Beyond Boundaries, with Geraldine Monk

Tuesday 10.30am-12.00 February 28th 2012, Room: N702

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

Geraldine Monk Bio:


 – Creativity beyond Challenges, with Suman Chakraborty

Tuesday 1pm-2pm, February 21st 2012, 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.

Suman Chadraborty website:

 – Writing and Experimentation, with Christine Kennedy

Tuesday 10.30am-12.00, March 6th 2012, Room: N702

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


Contact Jason Lee for further details


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