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Writing Creative Writing
Essays from the Field
Edited by: Rishma Dunlop Edited by: Daniel Scott Tysdal Edited by: Priscila Uppal
9781459741690 Paperback, Trade English General Trade LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Writing / General Canada May 05, 2018
$28.99 CAD
Active 6 x 9 x 1 in | 490 gr 304 pages notes, 5 Dundurn
Essential and engaging essays about the joys and challenges of creative writing and teaching creative writing by a host of Canada’s leading writers.

Writing Creative Writing is filled with thoughtful and entertaining essays on the joys and challenges of creative writing, the complexities of the creative writing classroom, the place of writing programs in the twenty-first century, and exciting strategies and exercises for writing and teaching different genres. Written by a host of Canada’s leading writers, including Christian Bök, Catherine Bush, Suzette Mayr, Yvette Nolan, Judith Thompson, and thom vernon, this book is the first of its kind and destined to be a milestone for every creative writing student, teacher, aspirant, and professional.

  • Exciting, inspiring, essential guide to creative writing for writers, students, and instructors
  • Written with a readable, practical style to get writers and writing teachers excited about the writing process and techniques to foster and practice creativity
  • The gathered insight of Canadian literary luminaries including Christian Bök, Catherine Bush, Suzette Mayr, Aritha van Herk, Peggy Thompson, and Yvette Nolan.
  • Edited by three professors of creative writing: Rishma Dunlop, Daniel Scott Tysdal, and Priscila Uppal
  • Complete list of contributors: Rishma Dunlop, Daniel Scott Tysdal, Priscila Uppal, Wanda Campbell, Mary Schendlinger, Peggy Thompson, Nicole Markotic, Suzette Myer, Louis Cabri, Jennifer Duncan, Gülyase Koçak, Katherine Keutenbower, Kathy Mac, David Goldstein, Andrea Thompson, Christian Bök, Yvette Nolan, Aritha van Herk, Judith Thompson, Lorri Neilsen Glenn, Stephanie Bolster, Darryl Whetter, Lori A. May, Catherine Bush, and thom vernon

Rishma Dunlop was an award-winning poet, playwright, essayist, and translator. She was a Professor of Creative Writing and Education at York University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Her publications include Lover Through Departure, Metropolis, and White Ink: Poems on Mothers and Motherhood.
Daniel Scott Tysdal is an award-winning writer and professor at the University of Toronto Scarborough. He is the author of Fauxccasional Poems, Predicting the Next Big Advertising Breakthrough Using a Potentially Dangerous Method, and a poetry textbook, The Writing Moment: A Practical Guide to Creating Poems. Daniel lives in Toronto.
Priscila Uppal is an internationally acclaimed poet, prose writer, and playwright. A York University professor and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, she is the author of Ontological Necessities and Cover Before Striking. Her memoir, Projection: Encounters with My Runaway Mother, was shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Prize and a Governor General’s Award. Priscila lives in Toronto.


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Kendra Martin, kmartin@dundurn.com

Writing Creative Writing is the first Canadian anthology to bring together such a wide-ranging collection of voices on teaching creative writing. This is a book for everyone interested in how we learn to write — students, writers, administrators and creative writing instructors will all find sparkling insights here into the diverse strategies writers use to help each other get better at the craft. - Sonnet L'Abbé

What a marvelous compendium of ideas, approaches and practices to help guide and reassure us as writers. This book is a must for Canadian writers, aspiring and established. - Joseph Kertes

This vital compendium of contemporary writings on pedagogy in the creative writing classroom is essentially a heavy tool belt that will equip anyone for teaching in any genre and at every stage of their career - Natalee Caple

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