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In both the Contemporary Contexts module and the workshops you will be asked to consider works by significant contemporary writers in relation to your own writing practice.
Assessment is by a critical essay on a writer or literary issue.
You will also be assessed on a portfolio (maximum of 20,000 words) containing a piece or pieces of creative or life-writing together with a critical account of how you have structured and developed your work.
In all cases, the number of words applies to prose.
This is a two-hour seminar module, made up of informal talks by visiting speakers, followed by a seminar.
These talks might be by practising writers, biographers, critics or philosophers (from both outside and inside Goldsmiths).
The course is taught through small seminars and one-to-one tuition.
We offer modules in fiction writing - both short story and novel - and work with writers across many prose genres - both fiction and non-fiction.