[UPDATE] Final Call: Creative & Critical Writing (05/31/10; 06/18/10-06/20/10)

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Great Writing International Creative Writing in Universities Conference
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Great Writing 2010

Critical or creative presentations are invited for the 13th Annual International Creative Writing Conference, to be held this year: 18 - 20 June 2010, in Bangor, North Wales (UK).

Final Call Closes: 31st May 2010

Keynote discussion/talks include such notable speakers as:

Robert Sharp, award-winning journalist and the Campaigns Manager for English PEN: www.englishpen.org

2010 Theme: What future is there for Creative Writing?

Where are we now? Where are we going? Let?s set the agenda! How do creative and critical knowledge in Creative Writing relate, and how can we advance our understanding of Creative Writing? What is the future of university study in Creative Writing? Is there a future for Creative Writing in schools? What are the strengths of Creative Writing in Higher Education? What can we improve? What about postgraduate study in Creative Writing
- what is the present, what is the future? And what about Creative Writing beyond education - what relationships can be built or strengthened with publishers, producers?
What new creative or critical work is emerging and has it a future? What's your latest creative project and how will we discover it?

Single presentations: 20 minutes, 10 minutes questions.
3 person panels: 90 minutes in total.

For queries contact Professor Graeme Harper, Conference Director:

Please send proposals to: creative@bangor.ac.uk

Early submission is highly encouraged.

Absolute Final Call. Must close: 31st May 2010