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National acclaim for Writing Back

Award-winning project Writing Back, which pairs University of Leeds students with older local residents as pen pals, has been celebrated in national media throughout the festive season.

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An Evening with Simon Armitage

Join us for the inaugural reading by award-winning poet Simon Armitage, in celebration of his recent appointment as Professor of Poetry at the University of Leeds. Starts at 6:30 pm.

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David Fairer

Civil War and Restoration Literature Shakespearean Comedy Eighteenth Century Literature Swift, Satire, and (Un)reason

Student profile

Gillian Browne

Gillian talks about her time at Leeds including her involvement in the English Society and writing for the Leeds Student newspaper.