Gaia Clark Nevola (she/ her) is the Senior Editor for Culture at The Oxford Blue. She is in her second year studying English at St. Catherine's College where she is also LGBTQ+ welfare rep. Gaia enjoys creative writing, doing costumes for student theatre and telling people that she's actually half Italian, as though that constitutes having a personality.
Culture Music theatre

Behind the Scenes with the Raise Your Voice Theater Collective

Perhaps you were lucky enough to catch RENT! in Hilary 2019, the very first musical by the St Catz theatre society. Well, the cast is back, this time through the new endeavour Raise Your Voice Theater Collective, a virtual musical theater fundraiser in support of Color of Change and UK Black Pride.  I talk to Read More…

Illustrator: Emma Tolhurst
Culture

“If I were stranded on a desert island, I would bring…”: Meet the Culture Section Editors! (Part 2)

The new editorial team has been appointed for the summer vac and Michaelmas term and we are all excited to get to know The Oxford Blue writing community as we work with you over the next few months.  By way of introduction, we thought we’d give you some insight into what we really love by Read More…

Culture

Creativity in Crisis: part six

In response to these troubled times, The Oxford Blue culture team has started a new creative writing project: ‘CREATIVITY IN CRISIS: a writing collective’. Here are some of our favourites of the work we received, illustrated by May Moorwood.   night and day and everything in between – Maria Grosu you never miss a nice sky, or Read More…

Current Affairs

Creativity and Crisis x SOTA: part five

In response to strange times The Oxford Blue culture team has started a new creative writing project: ‘CREATIVITY IN CRISIS: a writing collective’. This week we’ve teamed up with State of the Arts for a special issue. Interview with co-founders of SOTA Pete Miller, Orna Rifkin, Carlotta Hartmann, Georgie Dettmer and Srutokirti Basak. Illustrations by Read More…

Culture

Creativity in Crisis: part four

In response to these troubled times, The Oxford Blue culture team has started a new creative writing project: ‘CREATIVITY IN CRISIS: a writing collective’. Here are some of our favourites of the work we received, illustrated by Dali Dunn.   A Philosophy of Rain – Peter Hurtubise ‘‘Creativity is a secular infinity.’ Ben Okri Grey Read More…

Culture

Creativity in Crisis: part three

In response to these troubled times, The Oxford Blue culture team has started a new creative writing project: ‘CREATIVITY IN CRISIS: a writing collective’. Here are some of our favourites of the work we received, illustrated by Daisy Leeson. Starlings – Peter Hurtubise ‘My faith in the future of literature rests on the knowledge that there are things Read More…