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Oswald elected as first female Oxford Professor of Poetry in landslide win

Alice Oswald has been elected as the next Oxford University Professor of Poetry after triumphing in the vote, making her the first woman to serve... Read more

Allen & Unwin scoops Oxford scholar's 'astonishing' debut

Allen & Unwin will publish the debut novel by Sophie Hardcastle, a research assistant at Oxford University, exploring “the female ill-treatment at the hands of men”.... Read more

Bodleian reveals Tolkien's 'Father Christmas' letters

The Bodleian Libraries in Oxford are unveiling a series of previously unseen letters that J R R Tolkien wrote to his children “from Father Christmas”... Read more

Armitage voted Oxford poetry professor

Simon Armitage has been appointed professor of poetry at Oxford University, after winning 1,221 of the 3,340 votes cast. Armitage, who will hold the position... Read more

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