Creative Writing: Teaching Theory & Practice

ISSN 2040-3356

Book Reviews

Below are links to a selection of online reviews of important books related to the pedagogy of Creative Writing. The resource welcomes additional reviews which should be submitted to the address on the bottom of the Call For Papers.

Review of Joseph M. Moxley, Creative Writing in America: Theory and Pedagogy, (Urbana: NCTE, 1989). Review by Wendy Bishop.

Review of Wendy Bishop & Hans Ostrom (eds.) Colors of a Different Horse: Rethinking Creative Writing Theory and Pedagogy (Urbana:NCTE 1994). Review by Carter Kaplan.

Review of Paul Dawson, Creative Writing and the New Humanities, (New York: Routledge, 2005). Review by Petra Mitchell.

Three related articles which review and draw upon for their various viewpoints the book: Anna Leahy, Power and Identity in the Creative Writing Classroom: The Authority Project (Buffalo:MLM, 2005). Articles by Eric Burger, Nicole Walker and Paul Ketzle.

Review of Kelly Ritter & Stephanie Vaderslice (eds.) Can it Really be Taught? Resiting Lore in Creative Writing Pedagogy (Portsmouth: Boynton/Cook, 2007). Review by Heather Russel.

A review of Michelene Wandor, The Author is Not Dead, Merely Somewhere Else: Creative Writing Reconceived (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2008). Review by Candi Miller.

Another review of Michelene Wandor, The Author is Not Dead, Merely Somewhere Else: Creative Writing Reconceived (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2008). Review by Andrew Palmer.

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