Online Feedback: Creative Non-Fiction
Monday 6 February to Friday 23 June 2023, online
Full Price: $500
Conc Member: $325
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Join this online feedback course for personal essays and creative non-fiction, to give and receive feedback on your writing.
In this online writing course, Lee Kofman will provide feedback on your essays and creative non-fiction, enabling you to hone your skills over five months. Feedback will vary depending on each piece but may focus on areas such as voice and tone, structure and pacing, or incorporating research and other materials into your work.
Please note: This Online Feedback course is not suitable for aspiring or beginning writers. We recommend that you complete at least one other creative writing course before enrolling in Online Feedback. By enrolling in this course, you are committing to giving and receiving feedback from peers and the tutor. Read this article here for more information.
Is this course right for you? Read our FAQ >
Internet access and confidence using basic computer software are essential for this program.
Each month, you’ll submit up to 1500 words of creative non-fiction. Your tutor will provide tailored feedback, giving you time to incorporate her suggestions and advice into the next month’s submission. Each month you can submit either new or revised writing.
You’ll also have the opportunity to read and comment on other participants’ work. This process of giving and receiving feedback from fellow writers is an ideal way to determine what works, what resonates, what falls flat – and how to improve.
This online course takes place on a website specifically designed for writers, making it simple and easy to share your writing, give and receive feedback, and interact with fellow writers.
If you’re ready to challenge yourself and develop your skills through constructive critique and independent work, this course is for you.
Please note: this is a feedback-based program. While you are welcome to generate new material for submission during this time, no prompts or themes will be provided.
Internet access and confidence using basic computer software are essential for this course. Please read our FAQ before enrolling>>
This Online Feedback course is not suitable for aspiring or beginning writers. We recommend that you complete at least one other creative writing course before enrolling in Online Feedback. By enrolling in this course, you are committing to giving and receiving feedback from peers and the tutor. Read this article here for more information.
You do not need to log into the course at a specific time and there are no live meetings. You will receive an email with an invitation link to join the online classroom by 10am on the day the course starts.
This five-month course starts on 6 February with enrolment into our online classroom. Submissions (personal essays or excerpts from longer works up to 1500 words) are due on the following dates, 10pm (Sydney times):
After each submission date, you’ll have 10 days to complete peer feedback. At the end of each feedback period, you’ll receive your tutor feedback.
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About the tutor
Dr Lee Kofman is a Russian-born, Israeli-Australian author of three fiction books and two memoirs, including Imperfect (Affirm Press, 2019), which was shortlisted for Nib Literary Award, and The Dangerous Bride (Melbourne University Press, 2014), co-editor of Rebellious Daughters (Ventura Press, 2016) and editor of Split (Ventura Press, 2019), which was longlisted for ABIA Awards […]
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