David Manderson at the CCA

David Manderson, UWS Programme Leader in Creative Industries Practice who lectures in Creative Writing and Screenwriting, has been invited to appear at the CCA to talk about his forthcoming novel and other recent developments in Creative Writing in Education. His talk will take place in the Scottish Writers’ Centre, established by poets David Kinloch and … Continue reading

Eleanor Yule: Ask the Universe

Eleanor Yule, professional screenwriter and film director, who teaches screenwriting every Tuesday afternoon on the Ayr campus, has written another feature film. A romantic comedy, Ask the Universe is a compelling, funny, unpredictable and powerful story with the comic genius of Local Hero and the timeless romance of Sleepless in Seattle but also with a … Continue reading

David Manderson at Great Writing Conference

Another major conference, this time at University of Bangor, Wales, in June: the annual ‘Great Writing’ conference where UK academics/writers/teachers and the increasingly large breed of them that are all three things, come together to debate the current state and future of Creative Writing. Bangor under the auspices of Professor Graeme Harper, publishes the journal … Continue reading

‘Losing the Body’: David Manderson to Speak at Determining Creative Practice Symposium

David Manderson Lecturer in Creative Writing & Screenwriting has been invited to speak at the Determining Creative Practice Symposium at the University of Bedfordshire on December 2 2009. Increasingly, conferences on creative practice gather not to talk about creativity but through it, and this event is no exception. Exhibitions of artworks, readings of creative writing … Continue reading

The Lonely Page, Belfast

David Manderson presented a paper about practice as research, and read from the novel he was awarded his doctorate for, with Roddy Doyle at this event a creative writing conference at Queen’s University Belfast 6th & 7th march 2009

Re-thinking Screenwriting

Screenwriting researchers will gather to Helsinki in September. Please book your place to the conference which is aimed both at researchers of film and audiovisual culture and practicing screenwriters. Keynote lectures are held by professor Torben Grodal, Univ. of Copenhagen (Biology and Culture in Storytelling), Dr. Ian Macdonald, Univ. of Leeds (Thin Air and Solid … Continue reading

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