The Well in St Edmund Hall's Front Quad
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Writing at St Edmund Hall

There has long been a culture of writing – of many different kinds and genres – at the College, something that we are keen to continue to foster amongst our current and future students. Find out more by exploring the sections below:

Hall Writing News

Brief announcements concerning Hall Writing appear on this page.

Wednesday Workshops

There are well-attended workshops for creative writing (open to all current members of College) every week during term.

Hall Writers’ Events

St Edmund Hall hosts regular writing events – ranging from the large-scale annual Hall Writers’ Days to smaller evening events combining poetry and music. 

Hall Writers’ Directory

The Directory includes profiles of over 100 writers who studied at St Edmund Hall, and is intended both as a reference guide and as inspiration to those who wish to follow in their footsteps.

Hall Writers’ Forum

The Forum is a friendly and stimulating space for cross-disciplinary discussion and for sharing and encouraging all kinds of creative writing.


Enquiries and Feedback

The 'Writing' section of the college website is written and maintained by Professor Lucy Newlyn, Fellow in English, to whom enquiries can be addressed by email at this address.