1 x 2-hour lecture weekly
9 Units of Level 1 topics
Enrolment not permitted
1 of CRWR2002, ENGL2503 has been successfully completed
Topic description
This topic is designed around an alternating weekly lecture and tutorial in which students will read and respond to a variety of creative writing. The emphasis in this topic is on reading and responding to published creative writing and for thinking about the critical concepts related to creative writing theory and to the discipline of creative writing.

There will also be opportunities for students to develop their editing skills, to produce their own creative pieces, and to listen to published writers talking about the crafting of writing and about related matters to do with the publishing industry.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • encourage students to read and respond to published creative writing from local and international authors and from a range of literary styles and contexts

  • explore and contextualise issues relevant to creative writing as a discipline

  • let students hear industry professionals discuss aspects of the writing and publishing process
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topics students will have developed:

  • the ability to respond critically to published creative writing and to identify techniques of the craft

  • a broad understanding of issues of significance to creative writing as a discipline

  • the ability to apply critical debates about writing to their own work and to think analytically and critically about their writing and about the discipline of creative writing