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Northern Writers’ Awards 2020: winners announced

Press releases   •   Jun 29, 2020 17:06 BST

Twenty-six writers from a record 1,800 entrants have received awards worth over £45,000 to support their unpublished work-in-progress in this year’s Northern Writers’ Awards.

COMMENT: New Shakespeare portrait won’t help us understand his works

COMMENT: New Shakespeare portrait won’t help us understand his works

Press releases   •   May 21, 2015 00:00 BST

Dr Adam Hansen, Senior Lecturer in English Literature at Northumbria, discusses a recent Shakespeare portrait discovery - and why it won't help us understand the Bard's works.

Challenging the dominance of culture

Challenging the dominance of culture

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2015 00:00 GMT

A prominent literary theorist will focus on society’s obsession with ‘Culture’ during a public lecture at Northumbria University, Newcastle next month.