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Creative Writing Summer School, Oxford, 26 Jul-15 Aug

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Expired Creative Writing Summer School, Oxford, 26 Jul-15 Aug

Post by majella on Sat 21 Feb 2009, 13:35

The Creative Writing Summer School is a broadly based course for anyone wishing to explore and enhance their ability as a writer

The academic programme consists of
* a daily programme of lectures, talks and readings given by established authors, agents, editors and others
* study in small workshops, led by tutors who are both published authors and experienced teachers

Applicants choose two workshops from: Reading for Writers; Writing Fiction; Writing for Young Adults; Writing Lives; Writing Poetry

Workshops will involve writing exercises, group discussion, and the development of a portfolio of creative writing

Each workshop has two two-hour meetings per week, and classes will usually contain no more than twelve participants

Who is the programme for?

* Applicants may not necessarily have yet achieved publication, but will have written regularly and read widely over a sustained period
* Applicants should be keen readers, and bring an open-minded, questioning approach to both reading and writing
* Normally applicants will have a first degree, or equivalent, although in some cases other evidence of suitability may be acceptable

Level and Demands of the Programme
This is an intensive programme of study taught to an informed international audience

Applicants should be confident that they are academically and linguistically prepared for such a programme

Non-native speakers of English are required to submit evidence of their English language competency with their application (IELTS 6.5 or proof of an equivalent level of competence)

Programme fees
* Resident in Exeter College - £2275
Fees include tuition; access to IT facilities and libraries; accommodation and meals (except lunch on Saturday and Sunday and meals during optional weekend excursions)
* Non-Resident - £1015
Fees include tuition; access to IT facilities and libraries; the programme`s formal opening and closing dinners

For those interested, more info can be found at the website:


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