Longform Journalism with Anna Krien
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to work with one of Australia’s most respected non-fiction writers, Anna Krien. In this engaging workshop, you will develop the necessary skills to tell your true story, from the fundamentals – such as how to identify an original and compelling angle, development, research and interview techniques – through to the craft of writing itself.
You’ll learn the essentials of feature and long-form journalism, and explore its many guises from reportage to profile writing and memoir. Students also have the opportunity to develop their own writing through various non-fiction techniques and exercises. Aimed at early and emerging writers, this workshop gives a comprehensive introduction to the art of non-fiction writing.
What you will learn:
- How to develop an original idea
- Research skills
- Interview techniques
- How to write and revise
- Tips on how to get published.
Is this course right for me?
This course is designed for emerging and early writers, but is also suitable for those developing their craft or wishing to explore a new area of writing.
Please bring a pen, paper and/or a laptop or other electronic device for writing. Please ensure your laptop is fully charged as charging facilities are limited.
Timor Room | Lvl 2, Harbour View Plaza, 9 McMinn St
$150 | $115 (NTWC memb). Price includes light lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Please advise us if you have any dietary requirements.
$50 (Online participants)
About the Tutor
Anna Krien is the author of the award-winning Night Games and Into the Woods, as well as two Quarterly Essays, Us and Them and The Long Goodbye. Anna’s writing has been published in The Monthly, The Age, Best Australian Essays, Best Australian Stories and The Big Issue. In 2014 she won the UK William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award, and 2018 she received a Sidney Myer Fellowship. Act of Grace, her debut novel, is out now.