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PUB3002 Book Culture: the Public Life of Writers

Short Description: Book Culture
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100705 - Written Communication
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 26 April 2019


Enrolment is not permitted in PUB3002 if CWR3003 has been previously completed.


This course focuses on the notion of the writer as a media figure and public intellectual. This third year course also introduces students to a wide range of essential professional skills for contemporary writers. These skills include participating in critical friendships, publicly discussing their work, performing their work at readings and festivals, commenting on writing as a practice at conferences or in the media, writing speeches or scripts, writing and speaking about literature and publishing, and maintaining a public profile through various social and other media.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online