S134. When Your Practice is the Research: A New Model for the Creative Writing PhD
Saturday, March 30, 2019
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Bonnie Stone Sunstein is Professor of English and Education at the University of Iowa, where she served as 2015–17 Director of the Nonfiction Writing Program. She's written nine books, and many chapters, articles, and poems, including the newest, on teaching nonfiction, out soon.
David Carlin is codirector of the non/fictionLab and Professor at RMIT University, Australia. Carlin's books include Survival Guide for Life in the Ruins, The Abyssinian Contortionist, Our Father Who Wasn’t There and The Near and the Far, an anthology of Asian and Australian writing.
Francesca Rendle-Short is Associate Dean of Writing and Publishing at RMIT University in Melbourne. She is cofounder of non/fictionLab and codirector of WrICE. Francesca is a novelist, memoirist, and essayist whose books include Bite Your Tongue, The Near and The Far, and 100 Love Letters.
Alvin Pang (poet, writer, editor, translator) was Singapore’s 2005 Young Artist of the Year for Literature and a 2002 Iowa International Writing Program fellow. A board member of the International Poetry Studies Institute, he has been translated into over twenty languages and has appeared in festivals and publications worldwide.
Michelle Aung Thin writes about in-between identities and states of at-homeness. Her current projects include a narrative about returning "home" to Myanmar as well as a project for Allen & Unwin about the Rohingya. She codirects the non/fictionLab and teaches in the PRS Asia at RMIT University.