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Inventing the Modern Novel

Edmund J Safra Lecture Theatre King’s College London, Strand, London, United Kingdom

Prize launch with Rachel Cusk and Will Self. Acclaimed novelists Rachel Cusk and Will Self explore the influence of modernist literature on their own work, launching the 2015 Competition for Creative Responses to Modernism Rachel Cusk is the author of eight novels: Saving Agnes, which won the Whitbread First Novel Award, The Temporary, The Country … Continued

Inventing the Modern Novel

Edmund J Safra Lecture Theatre King’s College London, Strand, London, United Kingdom

Prize launch with Ali Smith and Vesna Goldsworthy. Acclaimed novelists Ali Smith and Vesna Goldsworthy will explore the influence of modernist literature on their own work and interrogate what it might mean to be influenced by modernism.  Is modernism more a period of early-twentieth century art or a set of styles?  If the modernist novel … Continued

Inventing the Modern Play

Prize discussion with Rebecca Lenkiewicz and Leo Butler. A number of contemporary writers of fiction see themselves as interacting with, or even extending, modernism. But what about contemporary playwriting? The work of modernist writers such as Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter still exerts a strong influence over theatre, but does that make contemporary theatre modernist? … Continued

Can we keep making it new

Edmund J Safra Lecture Theatre King’s College London, Strand, London, United Kingdom

Launch of the 2017 Ivan Juritz Prize

Dexter Dalwood and Eimear McBride in conversation with Lara Feigel
Free discussion followed by a drinks reception
To book please visit https://2017prize.eventbrite.co.uk
100 tickets reserved for students eligible to enter the Ivan Juritz Prize

Ivan Juritz Prize-giving and Modernist Summer Party

Council Room King’s Building, King’s College London, London, Strand, United Kingdom

Join us to drink modernist cocktails, celebrate this year’s shortlist and hear the judges announce this year’s winner. Extracts from all five shortlisted entries will be performed or showcased. To RSVP please visit https://2017modernistparty.eventbrite.co.uk

Ivan Juritz Prize-giving and Modernist Summer Party

Council Room King’s Building, King’s College London, London, Strand, United Kingdom

Join us to celebrate this year’s shortlist and hear the judges announce this year’s winner. Extracts from all six shortlisted entries will be performed or showcased. To RSVP please visit https://2018modernistparty.eventbrite.co.uk

Ivan Juritz Prize-giving event 2021

The shortlist for the 2021 Ivan Juritz Prize has been announced. After some difficult decisions, our fantastic judges, Arlene Sierra, Josephine Pryde, Will Eaves, and Richard Scott, have made their selections: Text Mischa Foster Poole, A Dictionary of Neurological Signs Nick Makoha, A Low-Pressure System Sound and Music Erchao Gu, A Virtual Tour of a Virtuous Place Sońa Vetchá, Cuts Visual Arts Rachel … Continued

Ivan Juritz Prize Awards & Modernist Summer Party 2023

Council Room King’s Building, King’s College London, London, Strand, United Kingdom

We are delighted to invite you to celebrate the 2023 Ivan Juritz Prize for Creative Experiment at King's College London on Tuesday 27 June, 6.30-8.00pm. Please do join us for drinks and canapés as we showcase all six shortlisted works and announce the winners in each category. RSVP at 2023ivanjuritzprize.eventbrite.co.uk The 2023 prize is judged … Continued