and Morley, David (Eds), The New Poetry (Bloodaxe Books, 1993) Preminger, Alex, et al (eds), The New Princeton Encyclopaedia of Poetry and Poetics (Princeton University Press, 1993) The Paris Review Interviews, vols 1-4 You will also be expected to familiarise yourself with contemporary writers writing and speaking about their processes and writing lives, such as in: The Saturday Guardian's Review section; The London Review of Books; The Times Literary Supplement; The Paris Review; The New York Review of Books; PN Review; Poetry Review; Warwick Review.
This is not an exhaustive list, merely a guideline.
Reading The best writers are also the most voracious readers.
Read widely, randomly and in an interdisciplinary fashion.
We will spend an hour debriefing and writing onboard ship when we return. To learn first-hand about the relationships between Joyce and where/what he wrote; 2.
This six-week course is perfect for anyone just getting started on their path to being a writer.
You may find the following text books useful: Morley, David, The Cambridge Introduction to Creative Writing (Cambridge University Press, 2007) Herbert, W N & Hollis, Matthew, Strong Words: Modern Poets on Modern Poetry (Bloodaxe, 2000) The Believer Book of Writers Talking to Writers (Mc Sweeneys, 2009) The Granta Book of the American Short Story, ed.
Richard Ford (Granta 1998) The Granta Book of the American Long Story, ed Richard Ford (Granta, 1998) And When Did You Last See Your Father? Robert Shapard and James Thomas (WW Norton, 1996) Lennard, John, The Poetry Handbook (OUP,1996) Sudden Fiction (continued), eds.
Objectives The module aims to help students to develop practical and creative skills in writing poetry and fiction and also critical skills in exploring the aims and processes involved in their work and that of published practitioners.
There will be occasional free events and lectures with visiting writers, which students are expected to attend.