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Language Conference 2015
Bookings now open
Thursday 12th February; repeated Friday 13th February 2015

Speakers will be the same on both days and include Professor David Crystal, David Marsh, Professor Deborah Cameron and Akala (Hip-Hop Shakespeare).

Bookings now open.
Terror & Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
A Conference for Teachers KS3-KS5

Saturday 29th November 2014.
9.30am - 4.00pm

To coincide with the British Library exhibition (October to January) EMC and British Library are holding a joint Saturday conference at The British Library.
Full details and booking here

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TS Eliot Prize for Poetry 2014 Shadowing Scheme
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New for 2014!
Cash prize for winning rationale.
Entries judged by Helen Dunmore, poet, novelist and Chair of Judges for T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry
Click here full details and to enter this year's competition.
Download the winning rationales from our winners and runners-up here.

From Page to Stage


Emag T.S. Eliot Winneremagazine has teamed up with leading actor, regular emag writer and star of this year’s emag Literature conference Simon Bubb to offer interactive workshops on advanced level drama texts.
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emagazine Competition Winners


emag Close Reading Competition and T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry Shadowing Scheme winners here.

EMC English Courses for Teachers

Effective Close Reading in A Level English Literature and Language & Literature

Monday 1st December 2014
Course Tutors - Barbara Bleiman & Lucy Webster

Close reading skills are key to achievement at A Level. This course will draw on EMC’s new publication, Doing Close Reading, to provide sharply focused, challenging and engaging ways of developing students’ ability to respond to text extracts, use textual examples and apply their reading skills to unseen texts.


65 September
  • King Lear, The Changeling, The Tempest
  • Language of the Scottish Referendum
  • Billy Collins and Creative Writing
  • Media Attitudes to Accent
  • Regeneration
  • The Soliloquy
  • Metaphor

For web subscribers:

  • Gender: Deborah Cameron’s talk to the 2014 emagazine Language Conference

  • A close reading of poems by Billy Collins and Ted Hughes

  • Female identity, absence and language in Toni Morrison’s Beloved

  • Displacement in Carol Ann Duffy’s Selected Poems

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