Literature

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Welcome to LitSoc! We are a welcoming, fun and inclusive society for all those who love literature in any form. If books are your thing, you've come to the right place. 

From romance to horror, we are excited to engage in all types of literature. We also will be running discussion groups on texts, feedback groups on essays for uni assessments, and plenty of fun socials (both non-alcohol and alcohol socials) 

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Here is what the price of your membership enables you to access: 

- Regular emails updating you on society matters and reminding you of upcoming events

-An invite to our private facebook group where we post regularly and have polls and discussions 

-As a paid member you will have the opportunity to give the committee feedback on the direction of the society and suggest any improvements you would like to see

-The opportunity to engage with the local community through visiting and teaching local schools (arranged for you by the committee) 

-A chance to engage with literature you may not have experienced before 

-An invite to our free poetry and prose reading (get the chance to read out a favourite passage or poem that you like from another author or even yourself) 

-The details of our free discussion groups which are every two weeks and explore a different genre and chance to look deeper at texts

-The chance to get feedback on any university essay for a literature or creative writing module through free access to our feedback workshops

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Here is are some of the bigger plans we have for the coming year  (be aware that these will come at an extra cost not included in the price of your membership): 

- A collaborative ball with Creative Writing Society (Tuesday 8th of December at Barnham Broom) More exciting details to come on this!

- Book shop and bar crawls

- Guest speakers

- LitSoc personalised hoodies 

-A LitSoc anthology of critical essays written by our society members 

Committee 2020-21

  • President: Leia Butler 
  • Vice President: Ella Finch
  • Secretary: Emma Liggins
  • Treasurer: Jack Oxford
  • Equality and Diversity Officer: Oliver Hurley 

(There will be lots of opportunities for new 1st year students to join our committee as we have saved some roles for you- more details on this in September) 

Feel free to message our facebook organisation page https://www.facebook.com/LitSocUEA/ with any questions you may have! 

We will be updating this page soon with an official lit soc email. 

Events

What to expect from essay writing
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You haven't written an essay in over 6 months... You have no idea what to expect from a uni essay... And you haven't got a clue about references.... Fear not! Lit Soc are running a workshop on all you need to know about what to expect!

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