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From Creative Writing PhD to novel – Ectopia and Martin Goodman’s writing process

Q: You wrote Ectopia as a PhD. Why? Martin Goodman: I wrote complete drafts of the book before any Creative Writing PhD came into existence. They were sent out into the world by top agents like Mic Cheetham and Deborah Rogers, and kept coming back. I told Deborah to forget …

D.D.Johnston and the Creative Writing PhD from all sides – an audio discussion

Sunday morning, 9am (who thought of that?) 30th June 2013 saw Barbican Press author D.D.Johnston at Imperial College, London for a presentation on his new novel The Deconstruction of Professor Thrub at the Great Writing Conference. It was maybe a unique occasion – the passage of a novel through PhD Creative Writing process was captured in discussion …

Philip Gross on Creative Writing from universities- and us!

Philip Gross dons several hats. He’s winner of the T.S.Eliot Prize for poetry; writes terrific fiction for readers of any age who like to explore the young adult world; and he is the Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Glamorgan. He is also gracious enough to give Barbican …

Q & A with D.D.Johnston

The Creative Writing PhD affords writers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity…

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