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    I am interested in postgraduate studies in creative writing.
    Any suggestions on universities or colleges that focus on
    that subject are more than welcome.
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    UEA is meant to have an amazing post-grad creative writing course...
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    As above, the UEA creative writing course is one of the best. The Alba might know a little bit more about this though. I think the best thing to do is have a look at a few courses and look at the writers that teach on it as they are the ones that are going to be making up your course - for example I wouldn't go to Manchester because Martin Amis teaches on it and I wouldn't really want to pay money to be taught by him. So yeah, have a sniff around at who teaches on the course and see if you like their stuff first.
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    (Original post by rottcodd)
    As above, the UEA creative writing course is one of the best. The Alba might know a little bit more about this though. I think the best thing to do is have a look at a few courses and look at the writers that teach on it as they are the ones that are going to be making up your course - for example I wouldn't go to Manchester because Martin Amis teaches on it and I wouldn't really want to pay money to be taught by him. So yeah, have a sniff around at who teaches on the course and see if you like their stuff first.
    But he's hardly ever there, and they have some brilliant people, like M.J. Hyland, Conor O'Callaghan, Vona Groarke, James McAuliffe... It's a brilliant department, don't let Amis-hatred blind you - that's letting him win!

    OP, there are loads of creative writing MAs out there - you'll have to do a bit of research. UEA is the best (or at least it's the hardest to get into, and has the largest number of successful alumni), but there are lots of other good ones - like Manchester and Goldsmiths. My partner teaches at the Hull one, which is good for poetry (it has Christopher Reid and Carol Rumens, among others).
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    Ah, I didn't know about the others teaching there - I just picture Martin Amis lording it over eager students in a big armchair, research students fanning his rosy cheeks.

    As I said, alba knows more about creating writing MAs!
 
 
 

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