my cv

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I have been teaching creative writing for seven years, working with adults old and young, teenagers and younger school children. I absolutely love it! There's no better feeling than helping people find the way to their words. 

 

Here's a flavour of the work I've been doing:

WORKSHOPS

*** Ghostmapping - creative workshops for teenagers in collaboration with local artists and photographers

*** From First Words to Self-Publishing - a workshop for new writers with self-published author Anoushka Beasley

*** Fortnightly novel manuscript workshops

*** My Manifesto - a workshop for times of transition

COURSES

*** Life Writing - eight weeks

*** Writing for Mothers - six weeks

*** An Introduction to Creative Writing - ten weeks

MENTORING 

*** One-to-one work supporting writers who are trying to complete their manuscripts

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

*** I am a visiting lecturer at Bucks New University where I work with creative advertising students, getting them excited about words

*** I am a Literature and Creative Writing tutor at Richmond Adult Community College

TUTORING

I help 15 and 16 year olds get the most out of their GCSE English Language and Literature 

MY OWN WRITING WORK

I have published short stories and poems and am currently editing a short novel

QUALIFICATIONS

MA Creative Writing * * * Birkbeck, London University 2008

BA Humanities * * * Birkbeck, London University 2002

MA English Literature * * * Queen Mary, London University 1988

BA English Literature * * * Royal Holloway, London University 1986

Level 3 Award in Education and Training  * * * WMC Camden 2016

reading poems at Haringey Literature Live

© 2017 alison chandler

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