27 July 2012
“Literature is a country”, says Clark Blaise, the Canadian writer and former Director of the famous International Writing Program in Iowa. Literature is international meeting-place, and poetry is a universal language. In this course, the student will improve her/his own literary writing skills through reading and writing exercises. Writing: Any genre is allowed; the main focus will be on poetry and short prose. Reading: Poems and short prose by famous European writers from all times and places, with a special on Dutch contemporary poetry (English translations provided).
Contact hours: 30 plus excursions (poetry evenings/events)
Total study load: approximately 45 hours
Drs. Maria van Daalen
All students interested and aiming for better skills in creative writing.
Learn the skills of the writer´s trade and ultimately your academic writing will improve. Experience the joy of language, discover the poet inside, and dance with the Muse.
Certificate of attendance is provided
EUR 500: Includes course fee, materials and activities
EUR 240: Accommodation fee total of 2 weeks
120 euro per student per week
Summer School Almere doesn’t offer scholarships for this course.