Online Feedback Clinic: Creative Non-fiction
Sam van Zweden
Summary:In this online course, students will develop their nonfiction prose under the mentorship and supervision of Sam van Zweden. Students will submit short pieces or excerpts and receive feedback from the tutor, developing their work and identifying opportunities and areas for improvement. This online course actively encourages sharing of your work with your cohort as well as with the tutor.
Pieces of up to 1000 words due 26 July, 30 August, 27 September, 25 October , 22 November.
Our Online Feedback Clinics are asynchronous, with no face-to-face meetings, allowing you to engage with the content at the times of day and week that suit your schedule. They are hosted on our private Wordpress server. There will be an optional Zoom introduction to the clinic website for those less confident with technology, which will be recorded for those who cannot attend live. For more information on our online feedback clinics, please read our FAQs.
You Will Learn:
To engage productively with feedback
To look critically at your own work
To identify and build on recurring themes in your own writing
Strategies for self-editing
How to work toward and manage deadlines
About the Tutor:
Sam van Zweden is a Melbourne-based writer interested in memory, food, mental health and the body. Her writing has been published by the Saturday Paper, the Guardian, ABC Life, Meanjin, The Big Issue, The Lifted Brow, Cordite, the Sydney Review of Books, The Wheeler Centre and others. Her debut book, Eating with my Mouth Open, won the 2019 KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award, and is available now.
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