Our creative writing courses cover poetry, non-fiction and short fiction;
The poetry course will provide students with a toolkit to help them navigate their way through, both as readers and as writers. They will take a range of different poems apart to see how they work, and use these techniques in their own poems. The course offers practical exercises and discussions, punctuated with group readings and collective analysis, of different types of poems.
The short fiction course offers practical exercises and discussions, punctuated with group readings and collective analysis, of important short fiction texts.
The non-fiction course covers; what is creative non-fiction? Life writing, travel writing, essays and autobiography. This introduction course will explore the many forms of creative non-fiction, such as life writing, place writing, memoir, personal essays, travel writing and literary journalism.