Monthly Archives: October 2016

Conference Call for Papers

Oct 26, 2016 |

TEACHING TRAVEL WRITING The Society for American Travel Writing seeks abstracts for a session on “Teaching Travel Writing” for the American Literature Association annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts, May 25-28, 2017. Please visit their blog at teaching-travel-writing

10 Writing Prompts from Islands are 4 Writers

Oct 6, 2016 |

Highlights from my place-writing  workshop on the Greek island of  Andros @ the Aegean Arts Circle Creative Writing Workshop   During our sessions, we explored islands and their meaning. Geographical islands and psychological ones. Islands as setting, protagonist, myth, and metaphor. The enormous gap between the popular image of islands as places of pleasure, escape, the […more]

The Wild Writing Commissions

Oct 3, 2016 |

A warm, sunny, Devon Monday morning, 3rd October 2016: I head out at dawn on the very first field mission for the Wild Writing Commissions. Strictly speaking, the commissions are not launched yet. They are still simmering slowly in the minds of Stella, Charlie (me) and Charlie D, who manages our newly created Research Institute.  […more]


Oct 3, 2016 |

COMMUNIQUÉ Lectures in French Studies Introduction to Contemporary France I Culture and Identity in Contemporary France: 1976 to the present Welcome back to Plymouth’s French Culture & Society Stage 3 undergraduates, LCS300, above are the links to your supplementary online lecture materials and the search facilities to help you decide on a […more]

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