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Inspiring creativity: teaching creative writing in the university

Professor Hans-Ulrich Treichel and Professor Josef Haslinger join Alex Miller and Glenda Adams in a discussion chaired by Andrea Stretton.

Professor Hans-Ulrich Treichel is a poet, essayist, librettist, and Professor of German Literature at the University of Leipzig's Institute of German Literature. Professor Josef Haslinger is a novelist and essayist, and Professor of Literary Aesthetics at the University of Leipzig's Institute of German Literature. Novelist Alex Miller, one-time stockman, has won the Commonwealth Writer's Prize and twice won the Miles Franklin Award.

Andrea Stretton is an arts and literary journalist and interviewer, best known for her fifteen years of television arts (1987-2001).

Glenda Adams is the author of the collection of short stories The Hottest Night of the Century and the novel Games of the Strong. She also won the Miles Franklin Award with her novel Dancing on Coral. This was followed by Longleg which won the 1990 Melbourne Age Book of the Year Award for Fiction. Glenda taught on the UTS Writing Program for many years and is one of Australia's most experienced creative writing lecturers. Her last novel The Tempest of Clemenza, was published by HarperCollins Australia and Faber & Faber in the US.

Sydney Writers' Festival and UTS Centre for New Writing in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences present this discussion on the teaching of Creative Writing. Sydney Writers' Festival is sponsoring Professor Treichel, Professor Haslinger and Andrea Stretton.

When: Thursday May 31

Download: Audio file (42.3MB, 64kbps mp3 file)

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