CFP: Creative Writing Education Today: A national celebration (4/30/18 - 10/5/18)

deadline for submissions: 
April 30, 2018
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Creative Writing Education today: a national symposium
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Creative Writing Education Today
A national celebration

October 5 2018Tampa, Fl9.00 am - 5.00 pmVenue: Marshall Center, University of South Florida
Call for Presentations

You are invited to propose a short paper (15 minutes) and to engage in discussions in this unique nomadic symposium (beginning in Tampa, Florida in October 2018). Papers can explore any topic in such areas of interest as:

- New ideas in Creative Writing Teaching and Learning
- Assessment
- National and global developments in Creative Writing Research
- Co- Curricular Opportunities

- The Future for Creative Writing / Creative Writing Studies

Sessions in each national location will be introduced and chaired by authors in the New Writing Viewpoints (MLM) book series and from New Writing: the International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing (Taylor and Francis). You are invited to propose short presentations (15 minutes).

Send proposals (150 words) to:

Attendees who do not wish to present are also very welcome and can register by sending and email to

Proposal Deadline: April 30 2018

The nomadic symposium is free, but places in each location are limited. The launch location is USF, Tampa. Early submission/registration at your local symposium is thus highly recommended. Inquiries: Dr. Graeme Harper, Chair, Creative Writing Symposium,
- Schedule -
Creative Writing Education Today
A national celebration
Beginning: Tampa, Fl.October 5 2018

8.30 am - Arrival/Coffee

9.00- 9.30: Welcome/Setting the Scene

9.30- 11.00: First Session

11.00 - 11.30: Coffee

11.30 - 1.00: Second Session

1.00 - 2.00: Lunch/coffee

2.00 - 3.30: Third Session

3.30 - 4.30: Plenary Session and Publication Opportunities

4.30-5.00 Closing Remarks