CFP: Great Writing, UK Creative Writing conference (5/26/09)

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Great Writing, the UK's International Creative Writing conference

Friday 19th June - Sunday 21st June 2009

This year's host:

Bangor University, Wales, United Kingdom

The Writers' Dozen -- 12th Great Year!

Keynote: Jesse Sheildlower, Roving Editor for the Oxford English Dictionary, a talk on words for those who creatively use words!

Great Writing, an international Creative Writing Conference, invites papers/creative work/panel suggestions for this 12th Year

The organizers will consider creative work as well as papers on creative writing teaching, creative writing theory and method, and on contemporary writers and their work.

All suggestions for presentations (1 person), or panels (3 people), are very welcome. Critical papers or creative presentations: 20 minutes in length, plus 10 minutes introduction or questions.

For proposals, send to: For further enquiries: Professor Graeme Harper, Conference Director

Closing Date for Submissions:
26th May 2009

To celebrate this exciting 12th Year of Great Writing, New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing will be a launching a brand new cover design.. The journal is available from Routledge worldwide at New Writing

This year's host: Bangor University:
For international visitors: Bangor University is located at the base of Snowdonia (, 2 hours by train/boat from Dublin, 1.5 hours by train or car from Manchester International Airport.