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FLASHBACK FRIDAY: IN THE HEAT OF THE MOMENT…

  This piece is for all of you out there who are appreciating this warm weather after the weeks of endless downpour that England has given us recently. With all this sunshine, living in Loughborough (East Midlands), means that I am at a massive disadvantage… We have NO beach.  So, whilst all the lucky ones are…

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Dissertation, Distraction and Disembodied Poetry!

This week I have finally been engulfed by the endless A4 pieces of paper that litter my desk and begun the dreaded 6-week slog towards my final ever MA deadline: the Dissertation (YAY!) After a month of Student Wordsmith and other such distractions, I have finally started the written project – focusing on Bhanu Kapil as a…

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Lexy Joins The Student Wordsmith!

With the Dissertation deadline closing in and my need to get to writing 15,000 words in six weeks, it is my pleasure to introduce Lexy Hudson to The Student Wordsmith website and blog as a ‘Featured Writer’. Lexy will be writing for the website and featured on the blog on a weekly-basis and I can’t…

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BEST OVERALL ENTRY Winners Announcement!

After a slight delay and a second opinion (it appears our entries were just too hard to choose between), I am pleased to announce the Top 3 in the running for our ‘YOU’ is for University BEST OVERALL ENTRY prize, complete with the announcement of our winning writer and entry. I’m feeling the tension and excitement already… *** In…

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‘YOU’ is for University: Selected Winners!

Since the launch of The Student Wordsmith and it’s ‘YOU’ is for University creative writing competition, we have seen numerous entries, tremendous amounts of interest and a great deal of support from students, graduates, universities and more (Not to mention our fantastic judging panel!) It is hard to believe that in just over a week’s…

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