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Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize award for literature is a much-awaited triumph for the short story, according to a leading expert at Edge Hill University

October 24, 2013 9:15 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Dr Ailsa Cox, fiction writer and author of Alice Munro (Northcote House) believes that the Canadian author’s win will ensure that publishers pay more attention to this form of writing. “The short story has always been seen as the poor relation,” explained Dr Cox, Reader in Creative Writing and English, “We are constantly fighting battles... View Article

Specialist literacy support from Edge Hill University has resulted in Oxfordshire pupils improving their reading skills.

October 30, 2013 9:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The University’s Reading Support team has provided training and professional development for 60 Oxfordshire schools over the past year as part of the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign, in partnership with the National Literacy Trust.   The University’s reading experts have trained teaching assistants to use Project X CODE – a reading intervention from Oxford University Press that... View Article