You will learn in workshops, one-to-one, or in small groups, with support from practicing and published writers, and fellow students. Our award-winning former creative writing students include Booker-shortlisted Oyinkan Braithwaite, and Joe Pierson, who won the Bridport Prize, Stefan Mohammed, awarded the Dylan Thomas Prize, Bafta-winner, Sarah Woolner, the acclaimed poet Dom Bury and celebrated novelist Faiqa Mansab.
With a full program of workshops and critical study, this Creative Writing MA offers you the chance to work on your writing in different genres with the support of published practitioners.
The Writers' Workshop module will encourage you to develop your writing 'voice' through engagement with fellow students across a range of genres (in fiction or creative non-fiction), while the Special Study module enables you to specialize in one genre, such as fiction, non-fiction, poetry or drama.
Our external examiner has rated it highly:
The Kingston MA is very lively, energized, and relevant in its outlook.'
re more experimental, adventurous, and original than other creative writing MAs in the UK.
Reasons to choose Kingston
- The Creative Writing MA helps you to develop the craft of creative writing, either on a general level or through specializing in your chosen genre.
- You will become part of Kingston's thriving community, with events such as readings, lectures from published authors, editors, and agents, masterclasses, and enriching discussions.
- The creative dissertation and critical essay give you the chance to further specialise. You also explore writing in a range of forms and styles and take a module exploring critical theory and experimental/avant-garde writing.