Creative Writing

Welcome to the Writers’ Space

The Writers’ Space is a special event series for all students that take part in the creative writing courses offered at our institute. The Writers' Space gives you the opportunity to present your own writing, have it workshopped and get in-depth feedback. It also allows you to meet and network with fellow writers and our creative writing lecturers. If you are interested in joining, send an e-mail to Sonja Frenzel (sonja.frenzel(at)hhu.de).

Events

JULIAN WOLFREYS

30TH JANUARY 2019 AT 2.30PM
VIRGINIA WOOLF: MEMORY, BEING, AND LOSS 
Guest Lecture
Location: HHU Campus, Building 24.51, Room 01.28 

31TH JANUARY 2019 AT 7PM
IMAGINARY, POLITICAL, AND OTHER LANDSCAPES – AN EVENING OF POETRY AND
MUSIC

Reading + Performance
Location: GOETHEMUSEUM SCHLOß JÄGERHOF, JACOBISTR.2, 40211 DÜSSELDORF 

Professor Julian Wolfreys (University of Portsmouth) is the author and editor of numerous scholarly books on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature and literary theory, including, most recently, Haunted Selves, Haunting Places in English Literature and Culture: 1800-Present (2018). Among his other publications are two collections of poetry as well as a widely acclaimed novel, Silent Music (2014). Last but not least, Julian is also a musician, working as a solo performer and as part of a duo.

ANDY BROWN

30TH OCTOBER 2018 AT 7PM
BLOODLINES: POETRY AND MEDICINE
Reading: Andy Brown (University of Exeter) 
Location: GOETHEMUSEUM SCHLOß JÄGERHOF, JACOBISTR.2, 40211 DÜSSELDORF

On Tuesday, 30 October 2018, ANDY BROWN (EXETER), a well-known poet, poetry commentator and academic, will read from his latest poetry collection, Bloodlines, and talk about the ideas and images that
underlie his creative work. You are warmly invited to join us!

ROUNDTABLE: KREATIVE WEGE | CREATIVITY AS CAREER

18TH MAY 2018 FROM 6-8PM
KREATIVE WEGE | CREATIVITY AS CAREER
Roundtable with Tom Drury (author), Anja Fröhlich (author), Grit Krüger
(auhtor) and Saxa (word artist). 
Location: HAUS DER UNIVERSITÄT (ROOM 4), SCHADOWPLATZ 14, 40212
DÜSSELDORF

The Roundtable "Kreative Wege | Creativity as Career" will be a part of the newly inaugurated creative writing track of Ang IV. The event gathers the authors Tom Drury, Anja Fröhlich and Grit Krüger as well as the word artist Saxa (Sascha Lehmann), who will share the stories of their - often winding, but always inspirational - paths into creative careers.

Teaching

Winter 2018/19

  • The Art of Verbal Action: Writing Dialogue (BA), Tobias Bräuer
  • Story-Telling in posthumanist perspectives (MA), Dr. Sonja Frenzel
  • Writing Character Fiction (BA), Rebecca Rukeyser

Summer 2018

  • Originality Through Imitation - (Re)writing the Genre Film (BA), Tobias Bräuer
  • Words and Worlds: Telling Stories of Dwellling (MA), Dr. Sonja Frenzel
  • Writing The Short Story (BA), Rebecca Rukeyser

Winter 2017/18

  • Narrative Identity Meets Genre: Writing the Feature Film (BA), Tobias Bräuer
  • Speaking (of) Matter: New Materialism Meets Creative Writing (MA), Dr. Sonja Frenzel

Summer 2017

  • Free Play, Palimpsest, Intertextual Bricolage: Writing Postmodern Adaptation (BA), Tobias Bräuer

Winter 2016/17

  • Writing Film Adaptation: Raymond Carver on Film (BA), Tobias Bräuer

 

For more information on creative writing in our current teaching and research, please also visit undefinedArtistic Research

 

 

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