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Do creative writing courses work?

The brilliant novelist, screenwriter and playwright Hanif Kureishi launched a withering attack on university creative writing courses in 2008, calling them “the new mental hospitals”.  And then there’s the wonderful Flannery O’Connor, who once replied when asked whether she thought … Continue reading

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A Good Man is Hard to Find

I came across the below link (courtesy of Thresholds Short Story Forum) to an audio download of Flannery O’ Connor reading her story A Good Man Is Hard To Find. A great short story by a great writer and an incredible … Continue reading

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