Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ENGL6984 - Creative Non-Fiction Workshop

Semester 1, 2018  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Rebecca Jane Johinke
Phone: +61 2 9351 4516


This unit of study introduces students to the principles and practices of creative non-fiction, also known as literary journalism. This diverse genre includes travel, memoir, biography, essays, historical, medical or investigative narratives. The unit provides a scholarly framework to creative non-fiction and the work of writers such as essayists and literary journalists. In addition to the content provided by the coordinators, three major contemporary non-fiction writers take participants through the process of composition of their recent works.


1x2000wd Creative non-fiction story (40%), 1x2000wd Exegesis/critical reflection (40%), 4x500wd Participation and in-class writing (20%),


1x2hr seminar/week


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