I'm a second year English student at City. I spend nearly all my time reading, napping and eating avocados.
Friday Poem: William Blake
Famous for his revolutionary poetry of the 18th century, we reflect on Blake as a prophet of freedom and self-expression.
The obscurity of death: remembering Keats on his 197th birthday
Keats died believing he was a failed poet, but his poetry did not die with him. From the immortality of his work, we can grasp the mortality of human life.
Why depopulation won't solve climate change
David Attenborough is wrong this time.
From robots to triffids: exploring sci-fi beyond the dystopian
Dystopian lit drowns out the many other foundations that make up sci-fi: this is what you're missing out on.
The fictional sports that would make a better World Cup than football
If only they were real!
Shakespeare’s Rose: a pop-up Elizabethan theatre opens in York
It’s the first of its kind in Europe.
Mike McCormick’s one sentence novel wins the International Dublin Literary Award
He is the fourth Irish author to win the €100,000 prize in 23 years.
National Writing Day: Here’s how you can get involved
June 27th is National Writing Day, if you're an experienced writer or not, here is how you can celebrate.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge's remains have been found... in a wine cellar
The 19th-century poet’s coffin was discovered during an excavation of a London church.