Creative Writing Seminar

DateWednesday 27 October 2021


LocationMawby Room


Join us for the first in this year’s Creative Writing seminar series, The haunting of Magpie Lane: Negotiating Literary Ghosts in an Oxford Novel
with author and journalist Lucy Atkins

This seminar is open to all, no booking necessary.

Refreshments will be served from 17:00, the seminar will begin at 17:30.

About Lucy Atkins

Lucy Atkins is an award-winning author of four novels and several non-fiction titles. She is a Sunday Times book critic and has written for publications including the Guardian, The Times, The Telegraph, The TLS and many UK magazines. She has judged the Costa Novel Award and teaches on the creative writing MSt at the University of Oxford. Her most recent novel, Magpie Lane, was picked as one of the ‘Best Books of 2020’ by the Guardian, the Telegraph and BBC Radio 4’s Open Book. The Guardian called it ‘the word-of-mouth success of lockdown’. Her previous novel, The Night Visitor, has been optioned for television.


If you have symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in contact with someone with Covid-19, please do not attend this event.

We encourage attendees to wear a face covering at all indoor Kellogg events unless exempt. We encourage attendees to observe social distancing where possible and use handwashing and hand sanitisation facilities regularly. We request that attendees, particularly those who are not vaccinated, perform LFD tests regularly or before attending events.

Open to: All members of Kellogg College, The public, University of Oxford members,