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MLitt Creative Writing

The location for each session will be available in August.

Session / DescriptionDateStartEndLocation

Postgraduate Faculty Induction

Learn more about settling into university and how things work, what we expect of you and what you can expect of us and how to find support when you need it
Mon 9 Sep 10:00 11:00 Pathfoot Lecture Theatre 

Course Induction

Tue 10 Sep  15:00 17:00  Pathfoot C1
Postgraduate Taught "Masterness" session Mon 9 Sep 16:00 18:00 Pathfoot Lecture Theatre

Postgraduate Taught Drinks reception

Mon 9 Sep



Oscars, Pathfoot 

Library Induction

Wed 11 Sep 14:00 15:00 Lecture Theatre B4, Cottrell Building

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Pre-course reading list

All students will take the core workshop modules (CRWPP06 & CRWPP10) and a list of recommended reading is below. This should be supplemented with wide and varied reading of contemporary literature. There is an extensive selection of fiction and poetry in the University library. Your tutors and peers will also supply you with recommendations throughout the semester…

Writers’ Workshop A and B

  • Creative Writing: a workbook with readings, Linda Anderson
  • On Writing, AL Kennedy
  • Aspects of the Novel, EM Forster
  • On Writing, Stephen King
  • The Writing Life, Anne Dillard
  • Negotiating with the Dead, Margaret Atwood
  • Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott
  • Reading Like a Writer, Francine Prose
  • Story, Robert McKee
  • Consciousness and the Novel, David Lodge
  • How Fiction Works, James Wood
  • How Novels Work, John Mullan
  • The Elements of Style, Strunk and White
  • The Memoir and the Memoirist, Thomas Larson


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