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Sydney

In Sydney, study creative writing with the Faber Writing Academy, right inside the Allen & Unwin offices. You'll be working in our beautiful light-filled Terrace Room.

Melbourne

In Melbourne, a UNESCO City of Literature, study creative writing with the Faber Writing Academy in the Allen & Unwin offices in a lovely East Melbourne terrace house.

 

Brisbane

In Brisbane, study creative writing at Faber Writing Academy, inside the iconic Avid Reader bookstore. You will connect with the best of the Queensland literary industry.

 

NEW ONE DAY COURSE:

Migration Stories
with Elise Valmorbida

What stories emerge when people move from one place to another, one kind of life to another, one identity to another…?

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Sydney, 21 March 2020

Melbourne, 28 March 2020


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2020 LONG COURSES


Writing a Novel Stage 1

Write your novel, and write it well.

For aspiring novelists ready to leap in, this course will guide you through the process of planning and beginning your novel, developing skills in writing from scratch and establishing a writing practice.

Sophie
MELBOURNE - with Sophie Cunningham and Emily Bitto
5 March - 21 May 2020 (Three months)
Full details here.

Kristina
COMING TO BRISBANE - with Kristina Olsson + confirmed guests, authors Trent Dalton and Melissa Lucashenko, and publisher Aviva Tuffield

16 June - 25 August 2020 (Three months)
Full details here.


NEW FIVE WEEK COURSES:

Writing Young Adult
with Simmone Howell

Explore what makes a standout YA book, discover techniques for writing fiction that is fresh and immediate and workshop ideas for planning, plotting and polishing. Includes a sample edit on your work by a senior editor.

Simmone
20 April - 18 May 2020 (5 weeks)
MELBOURNE
Full details here.

Nonfiction Bootcamp
with Martin McKenzie-Murray

learn the essentials for writing engaging and authentic nonfiction. Whether you’re planning to write first-person memoir or researched reportage, this course will help you find the best way to present your facts. Learn from someone who has successfully written in both modes. Inlcudes a sample edit on your work by a senior editor.

Martin
2 June - 30 June 2020 (5 weeks)
MELBOURNE
Full details here.

ALUMNI DISCOUNT REMINDER

Do any course with us & get our 15% alumni discount off all future courses.

Family of alumni also receive 15% off.