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The first decade of the new millennium witnessed a range of exciting developments in contemporary writings in English. From innovations in recognised forms such as the novel, poem, play and short story to developments in digital writings, creative writings and genres. Alongside these developments, the publishing industry also changed, with technological advances giving rise to the dawn of the eBook and corporate sponsorship igniting debates about the usefulness of literary prizes and festivals.
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C21 Research organises and hosts a major biennial conference in collaboration with Bloomsbury publishing.
The Centre for Contemporary Poetry is run from the University of Aberystwyth with partners at Bangor University and the University of Brighton