Emerging Writers: Writing, Editing and Publishing Prose

Mon 04 Jun - Sat 09 Jun 2018
Tutors / Tiffany Murray & Tristan Hughes
Guest Reader / Gary Raymond
Course Fee / From £325 - £425 per person
Genres / Creative WritingFiction
Language / English

This course is aimed at young and emerging writers between 18-35. Through group workshops and one-to-one tutorials, we’ll look at a wide range of different elements to develop your prose writing skills throughout the week. Under the guidance of guest facilitators and professional writers we will look closer at the process of editing, publishing, performing and publicising your work. Whether you’re working on a novel, a short story collection, a work of non-fiction or just experimenting in prose, this course will help you along on your journey. Guest facilitators will include Richard Davies from Parthian Books, Gary Raymond from Wales Arts Review, and more.

In partnership with Parthian Books and Wales Arts Review. Fees for this course have been reduced to encourage participation.



Tiffany Murray

Tiffany Murray’s novels are Sugar Hall, Diamond Star Halo and Happy Accidents. She programs Writers at Work at the Hay Festival, and is also a lecturer and scriptwriter. Her books have been shortlisted for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, and Guardian critics selected Diamond Star Halo as one of the best of the fiction year in 2010. She has had short fiction and non-fiction published in various magazines and collections, and features in national newspapers including The Times, The Telegraph and The Guardian. She teaches creative writing for adults and schools and is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Glamorgan. She is working on a third novel, Ghost Moth, and is adapting Diamond Star Halo for the screen.

Tristan Hughes

Tristan Hughes was born in Atikokan, a small town in northern Ontario, Canada, and brought up on the Welsh island of Ynys Môn. He was educated at Ysgol David Hughes, and went on to study literature at the universities of York and Edinburgh, and King's College, Cambridge, where he completed a PhD on Herman Melville’s South Sea writings. He has taught courses on American literature and creative writing at Cambridge, Leipzig and Bangor, and is currently a senior lecturer in creative writing at Cardiff University. He is the author of four novels, Send My Cold Bones Home, Revenant, Eye Lake and Hummingbird, as well as a collection of linked short stories, The Tower. He is a winner of the Rhys Davies short story prize. tristanhughes.co.uk

Guest Reader

Gary Raymond

Gary Raymond has published two novels, The Golden Orphans and For Those Who Come After, and is editor and director of Wales Arts Review. As well as a regular voice there, Gary has written for a wide variety of magazines and journals including The Guardian and Rolling Stone Magazine, is a theatre critic for The Arts Desk, is a regular commentator on arts and culture for BBC Wales, and is host and series editor of the OffScript arts and culture podcast. www.walesartsreview.org

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