English and creative writing

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A burning issue for Guardianistas | Brief letters
Brief letters: Wood burning | Writing skills | Matt Hancock | Mammals | Tory slogans


13, Oct, 2021 @3:55 PM

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English exam board doubles choice of books by writers of colour
Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other amongst new books on OCR’s English literature curriculum

Sally Weale Education correspondent

16, Sep, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Wonderworks by Angus Fletcher review – the power of invention
A close analysis of the science of stories reveals literature’s ability to change its readers, and the world

Jane Smiley

09, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Kate Ford obituary
Other lives: English teacher and committed union activist

Jill Ford

07, Sep, 2021 @5:27 PM

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The Ozymandian reason that we cannot stop HS2 | Brief letters
Brief letters: Railway folly | Barclays bonus | Country diary | Dinner in Ireland | Mixed-up names | New heights for Covid


01, Aug, 2021 @4:18 PM

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Letter: Gabriel Pearson obituary
Martin Dodsworth writes: His enjoyment of literature was infectious

Martin Dodsworth

12, Jul, 2021 @3:18 PM

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Keep parents out of it: the expert who wants schools to give up weekly spelling tests
Sending home lists of words to learn with stressed-out parents does not help children, says literacy guru Jane Considine

Joanna Moorhead

03, Jul, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Lake District coach ban would be a start | Brief letters
Brief letters: National park jams | Hiccup cures | Truncated proverbs | Batley and Spen byelection


02, Jul, 2021 @3:45 PM

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Split infinitives: the English ‘rule’ that refuses to quietly die | Letters
Letters: Salley Vickers, Angelica Goodden, John Doherty, Eddy York and Barbara Benedict weigh in on an eternal linguistic debate


01, Jul, 2021 @5:25 PM

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English has evolved and so has our teaching of it | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to articles on the study of literature and the changing nature of language


29, Jun, 2021 @5:10 PM

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The Guardian view on English language and literature: more, please | Editorial
Editorial: We must take care not to devalue a subject that helps us build a more rounded and healthier body politic


27, Jun, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Novelists issue plea to save English degrees as demand slumps
Authors blame government ‘prejudice’ against humanities, as loss of applicants hits university courses

Anna Fazackerley

19, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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