Online Feedback Clinic: Creative Non-fiction

Writers Victoria

Event Date: 
22 July 2022
Author / Presenters: 
programadmin@writersvictoria.org.au

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 Her debut book, Eating with my Mouth Open, won the 2019 KYD Unpublished Manuscript Award, and is available now. 

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Cancellation Policy

When: 22 July 2022 - 12:00 through 30 November 2022 - 12:00
Where: Online
Australia