Pause: new writing about time and change

The Creative Arts Strand of the Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance recently launched Pause: new writing about time and change, a collection of 18 new works of fiction, memoir and poetry from current postgraduate students and recent alumni of the University of Aberdeen and Curtin University. At the launch, Professor John Cordery, Curtin Provost, spoke about the growing relationship between the two universities, and three […]

Causeway / Cabhsair: Special 10th anniversary edition

Two creative writing PhD students, studying in Aberdeen as part of the Curtin-Aberdeen Alliance, are leaving their mark on the University’s creative scene. Ashleigh Angus and Adam Kealley are the current editors of one of its journals, Causeway/Cabhsair. Causeway/Cabhsair is a magazine of Irish and Scottish writing, published by the University of Aberdeen’s Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies. The magazine embraces […]

UNCANNY POWERS | Axon: Creative Explorations

Uncanny Powers is the latest outcome from the Creative Arts Strand of the Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance. This special issue of the international open-access creative writing journal Axon: Creative Explorations features scholarly papers and creative production from seven University of Aberdeen staff and doctoral research students (HDRs) and thirteen Curtin University staff and HDRs, including the work of two Curtin Home HDRs enrolled in the […]

Alliance PhD student from Perth wins Scottish writing prize

‘…the truth, and the only truth that there was, that only the sky and the seasons endured, slow in their change, the cry of the rain, the whistle of the whins on a winter night under the sailing edge of the moon…’ Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Cloud Howe (1933) This summer, in association with the Lewis Grassic Gibbon Centre, the University of Aberdeen […]

Students writing together

Writers get creative with alliance

Curtin University and University of Aberdeen have formed a strong working alliance between their creative arts departments, resulting in an academic staff exchange program, planned dual postgraduate opportunities for students and the announcement of a student literary publication.