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The Royal Literary Fellows

The Student Learning Advisory Service hosts three Royal Literary Fellows from the The Royal Literary Fund (RLF ) which is a national scheme to help develop and support students' academic writing at universities. The three Royal Literary Fellows are Maggie Butt and Ann Morgan on the Canterbury campus and Hugh Stoddart on the Medway Campus. Both Maggie, Ann and Hugh are there to help students with any aspect of their writing.

Further details:

  • Canterbury Royal Literary Fellows - Maggie Butt & Ann Morgan
  • Medway Royal Literary Fellow - Hugh Stoddart

    Biography for Maggie Butt - Canterbury Campus

    Maggie Butt

    Maggie will be based in SLAS in the UELT building on Tuesdays and Wednesdays where she will be happy to see students on a one to one basis to help them with their academic writing. To make an appointment, please find the following options listed below in order of preferred usage:

    1. Book online by visiting https://kentslas.targetconnect.net/student/appointments.html and click on RLF Canterbury 1-1 Appointments
    2. Telephone: - 01227 824016
    3. EMAIL:- learning@kent.ac.uk

    Biography for Maggie Butt

    Maggie Butt is an ex-journalist and BBC television documentary producer, turned poet and novelist. Her publications include five poetry collections and one novel, which revolve around themes of human rights, history and love – with a healthy smattering of humour.

    Maggie has a PhD from Cardiff University and taught creative writing at Middlesex University for 25 years, during which she was Chair of the National Association of Writers in Education and principal editor of the journal Writing in Practice. She believes passionately that all writing can be improved.

    Her most recent poetry collection is Degrees of Twilight (The London Magazine, 2015.) Her novel House of Dreams (Endeavour Press 2015) is published under the name Maggie Brookes, and she is currently researching a new war-time novel. Her poetry has escaped the page into festivals, choreography and a geo-locative mobile phone app. Maggie is a Londoner, but she and her husband love to be in Whitstable.

    Poetry website: www.maggiebutt.co.uk

     

     

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