Students of creative writing programmes will get the chance to gain insight into writing standards and conventions.
They will learn how to read and understand an essay, as well as how to use source material for writing original content.
Donnelly offers a measured and cogent contribution to what I would prefer to call the emerging discipline of writing studies. - TEXT, Vol 16, No 2, October 2012 - Jeremy Fisher, University of New England, Armidale Dianne Donnelly is the editor of Does the Writing Workshop Still Work?
(2010) and co-editor of Key Issues in Creative Writing (forthcoming).
- Nigel Mc Loughlin, University of Gloucestershire, UKDianne Donnelly does a service to scholars in English studies by tracing in this important book the growth of creative writing scholarship, including relevant work by others alongside her own important investigation into the workshop.
- Patrick Bizzaro, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USAThe book is well researched.
The Writing & Literature students have a genuine passion for reading and writing.
Students complete rigorous coursework in Creative Writing, Literary Study, and Writing Studies, with considerable freedom to design their own course of study.
Her fiction and scholarship appear in numerous venues, and she is a frequent conference presenter on the subject of creative writing.
She teaches at the University of South Florida where she is also the Associate Director of Composition.