Call for papers: Writing and teaching POETRIES Conference 15.7. Jyväskylä

Dead line CALL FOR PAPERS 15.7

Creative Writing Studies Conference at  the University of Jyväskylä, Finland 15.8. 2014

Colleagues and Friends,

the subject of this Creative Writing Studies Conference is new poetry, the methods of writing and teaching poetry.

The keynote speaker is Don Paterson, celebrated poet and the professor of Creative Writing at the University of St Andrews. http://www.donpaterson.com

This Creative Writing Studies Conference seeks papers in research of writing or teaching poetry. We invite papers with theoretical or artistic interest in exploring language by poetry. The methods of teaching are also a focus of the conference: we welcome papers exploring language in poetry workshops, in mentoring or in editing.

PROPOSALS for Papers welcome (Abstracts of c300 words) by July 15th 2014 at

Risto Niemi-Pynttäri

risto.niemi-pynttari@jyu.fiDepartment of Arts and Culture, University of Jyväskylä

Please circulate as you consider appropriate.

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