Staff and student exchange: between Cardiff and Jyväskylä

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.

Scriptum magazine 2/2 2015

The summer volume of the Creative Writing Research Journal edited by Jyvässkylä University is already published and available to be freely downloaded. On this issue, the Israeli poet Amir Or participates with a remarkable contribution entitled “On Editing and Feedback in the Poetry Workshop” dealing with novice writers’ learning processes .

Scriptum magazine. Volume II

The first 2015 volume of “Scriptum, the Creative Writing Research Journal” edited by Jyvässkylä University has been recently published and is now available on the web. The magazine is bilingually released both in Finnish and English and open to worldwide contributors.

The teaching of Creative Writing in the UK universities

In his keynote talk to Creative Writing conference in Jyväskylä, the professor and poet Philip Gross reviewed and analysed the historical context, in which academic and non official education have been faced and challenged within the field of Creative Writing.