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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 â€˜realâ€™ and
the â€˜fictionalâ€™; 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.
â€˜The Art of the Realâ€™ is presented by the Literature, Cinema, Culture
Research Group, School of Humanities and Social Science, University of
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