UEA launches creative writing programme in India

The University of East Anglia is to launch a new creative writing programme in India in March next year.

The international writers course will be based in Calcutta and modeled on UEA's existing Creative Writing MA. The programme has been set up by Amit Chaudhuri, professor of contemporary literature and Professor Jon Cook, director of creative & performing arts, and is expected to build on initiatives already in place, namely the Charles Pick South-Asia Fellowship and the university's collaboration with Guardian Masterclasses.

Chaudhuri said: "The University of East Anglia runs the be...

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