Great Writing 2008 call for papers, presentations and panels – deadline 15 March 2008

Great Writing: The UK’s International Creative Writing Conference

The eleventh Annual International Conference for Creative Writing will take place on 27th-29th June 2008, at the new National Institute for Excellence in Creative Industries (NIECI) building, overlooking the Menai Straits in beautiful North Wales.

All suggestions for presentations (1 person), or panels (3 people), are very welcome.

Ideas for critical presentations might include papers relating to:
creative writing teaching methods and techniques;
issues in creative writing research;
history and context;
structure, style and technique;
aesthetics and the writing arts,
creative writing and the other arts.
contemporary writers and their work;
Ideas for presentations of Creative Work are welcome!

Location: see

For international visitors: the University of Wales, Bangor is located at the base of Snowdonia (, 2 hours by train/boat from Dublin, 1.5 hours by train or car from Manchester International Airport.

For further enquiries:
Dr Samantha Rayner, (NIECI): s.rayner [at]
Professor Graeme Harper. graeme.harper [at]

Critical papers or creative presentations: 20 minutes in length, plus 10 minutes introduction or questions.

Send proposals to:

Closing Date: 15th March 2008. Early submission is highly encouraged.