Study creative writing with two of the world’s leading independent publishers
Book now for the following courses, both held at Allen & Unwin’s offices located in Crows Nest, NSW. Writing the Past with Hsu-Ming Teo and guest Gail Jones
24 – 26 August
Are you interested in incorporating history into you creative writing –
whether literary fiction, genres such as crime, thriller, or romance
fiction, biography or family history?
Writing the Past answers the questions that any author incorporating
history needs to ask. How does history ignite the writer’s imagination?
How do writers conduct historical research? What kind of facts about the
past do we need to know? How do we recreate a recognisable past with
For more information and bookings, click here: http://www.allenandunwin.com/faberacademy/writing_the_past.html Get it Written with Emily Maguire and guests Kathryn Heyman and P.M. Newton
4 October – 6 December
This ten-week course, aims to provide a supportive, structured
environment in which to develop your work further and set you well on
the way to a first draft.
Perhaps you have an idea for a novel, or have started working on your
opening chapters, but find that you don't seem to have the time – or the
confidence and impetus – to move it forward. Intensive weekly sessions
will provide an opportunity to produce sections of your novel, and to
share and discuss your writing with others working towards a similar
For more information and bookings, click here: http://www.allenandunwin.com/faberacademy/gettingitwritten.html
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Edwina Johnson or Isabella Penna on 02 8425 0186 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For information on other courses, please visit http://www.allenandunwin.com/faberacademy/.
Jean-François Vernay is the author of three monographs including “Water from the Moon: Illusion and Reality in the Works of Australian Novelist Christopher Koch” (Cambria Press, 2007), “The Great Australian Novel– A Panorama” (Brolga, 2010) and an essay on fiction, literary theory, criticism and emotions.
Essayiste et chercheur en littérature, Jean-François Vernay est notamment l’auteur de « Panorama du roman australien des origines à nos jours » (Paris : Hermann, 2009) et « Plaidoyer pour un renouveau de l’émotion en littérature » (Paris: éditions Complicités, 2013).