Re-Thinking the Creative Writing Workshop (NeMLA 2014)

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Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
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With over 1000 creative writing programs offered nationwide, the standard workshop model is a relatively fixed and unquestioned paradigm. While this tried-and-true method has benefited thousands of creative writing students, it does not explore other pedagogical possibilities. An important question arises: How can we re-think or re-design the creative writing workshop? What alternative possibilities would be beneficial to all? Please send a 250-300 word abstract for essays that explore alternatives to and