From the 11th to the 13th of November (2016), the National Association of Writers in Education will celebrate its XXII conference in the beautiful medieval town of Stratford-upon Avon during the Shakespeare 400 celebrations. Proposals are now invited, with an extended deadline of 22 May 2016.
On 22 and 23 June 2016, Jörg Piringer, our Austrian colleague, will show in his workshop how to enhance poetic language through the manipulation of rhythm and sound. The course is organised by Scuola Holden (Turin) and takes place within the EACWP-network and the Teachers’ Interchange Programme, in association with the Vienna Poetry School and supported by the European Erasmus+ programme.
The Spanish school has recently launched a new virtual line of Creative Writing courses in Portuguese, starting from April, 27 (2016).
From the 22nd to the 29th of July, Tallin University offers a one week course in English focused on “The Mysterious Art of the Short Story”, tutored by the writer Philip Langeskov, representing University of East Anglia. The deadline for registration is May, 15 (2016).
The appointment for our greatest event of the year is already scheduled. From the 22nd to the 25th of September 2016, our partners from Scuola Holden will host in Turin the III International Pedagogical Conference on Creative Writing and Storytelling. The deadline for the call of papers is open to all public until the 20th of June, 2016
Within the frame of the EACWP Teachers Interchange Programme, poet and teacher Gale Burns (Kingston University) has been invited by Escuela de Escritores (Madrid) to impart a two days workshop based on the contemporary English poetry craft, tecniques and artistry applied to all kind of vocational writing genres. Registrations are already available for all public and participants.
In her both enthusiastic and inspiring account, Shelagh Weeks, our colleague from Cardiff Univeristy (Wales), shares her recent pedagogical and cultural interchange experience at Jyväskylä University (Finland) along with Terhi Forssén’s at Cardiff University within the frame of a bilateral cooperation between both EACWP institutions.