Thanks to our Teachers Interchange Programme, Frank Tazeelar, the director of the Institute of the Arts (ArtEZ / The Netherlands) imparted a three days lesson focused on “Strategies for writers in an interaction environment” to the masters’ students of Escuela de Escritores in Madrid.
Jesús Pérez Saiz, our colleague from Escuela de Escritores (Madrid), has compiled in this clever and sensitive chronicle a first hand account of his recent teaching experience at Scuola Holden (Turin), thanks to the EACWP Teachers’ Interchange Program and the Eramus+ support.
The Spanish school has recently launched a new virtual line of Creative Writing courses in Portuguese, starting from April, 27 (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 cooperation with Orivesi College of Arts (Finland) and thanks to the Erasmus+ program, Lorena Briedis, our EACWP community manager and colleague from Escuela de Escritores (Madrid) is in her last week of her job shadowing experience with Risto Ahti, one of the most remarkable Finnish and European poets as well as one of the most worldwide noted Poetry teachers. In her weekly Finnish diary, Briedis tells us more about her meeting experience with Ahti and her journey up to this pedagogical exchange.
From the 23rd. to the 24th of May (2016) the Vienna Poetry School (sfd) will host this intensive course for Spanish learners and Spanish native speakers. The class is organised in the context of the EACWP-network and the Teachers’ Interchange Programme, in association with Escuela de escritores (Madrid) and supported by the European Erasmus+ programme. Registration form is already online
In collaboration with the pedagogical magazine L’Inventoire from our French colleagues of Aleph-Écriture (Paris), Louise Muller, representing the editorial team, has carried out a series of interviews to some of our EACWP members with the aim of inquiring into how writing is taught in Europe and elsewhere, but enphasising the location, the geographical implantation and the close environment of the different institutions. This is the second interview held with Mariana Torres, representative of Escuela de Escritores in Madrid.