CFP: [International] Creative Nonfiction Conference in Australia

full name / name of organization: 
Kim Cheng Boey
contact email: 
kimcheng.boey@newcastle.edu.au

CALL FOR PAPERS

THE ART OF THE REAL: CREATIVE NON-FICTION
MAY 16-18, 2008
UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE

Interested scholars and practitioners are invited to submit abstracts for
20-minute papers, panels, writing workshops and roundtable discussions.
Topics might include: genres and forms; tensions between the ‘real’ and
the ‘fictional’; the profusion of genres and sub-genres in contemporary
life writing; true crime; travel writing; nature writing; poetry/poetics
of the self; reportage; biography, memoir and autobiography; ficto-
criticism; DIY media; the pedagogy of creative non-fiction.

Postgraduate researchers are warmly invited to participate.

Abstracts and expressions of interest should be forwarded to the
conference co-convenor Dr Ros Smith (Ros.Smith_at_newcastle.edu.au) no later
than January 18, 2008.

‘The Art of the Real’ is presented by the Literature, Cinema, Culture
Research Group, School of Humanities and Social Science, University of
Newcastle, Australia.

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