1. Week 1: What is Creative Non-Fiction? Origins & Parameters 6 items
    1. Chapter 1: Why Creative Nonfiction? - Sondra Perl, Mimi Schwartz 2006

      Chapter Required

    2. Pages 43-53: Book II - Augustine, R.S. Pine-Coffin 1961

      Chapter Recommended

    3. Pages 55-70: Book III - Augustine, R.S. Pine-Coffin 1961

      Chapter Recommended

  2. Week 2: Writing the Self 1: Memoir 9 items
    1. Chapter 1: The river - Elspeth Muir 2016

      Chapter Required

    2. Hearing Maud: a journey for a voice - Jessica White 2019 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Prologue: A poison and a cure

    3. What will be worn: a McWhirters story - Melissa Fagan 2018

      Book Recommended Read Part 1, section 1, pp. 9-12.

    4. Pages 207-210: A Party - Helen Garner 229

      Chapter Recommended

    5. Let it Snow - David Sedaris 22/12/2003

      Article Recommended

  3. Week 3: Writing the Self 2: The Personal Essay 8 items
    1. The Essays of Montaigne, Complete - Michel de Montaigne, Charles Cotton, William Carew Hazlitt 2006

      Book Required Read chapter XXXVII: That We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing.

    2. Axiomatic - Maria M. Tumarkin, Sam Cooney, Brett Weekes 2018

      Book Required Read 'Time Heals All Wounds', pp.7-35

    3. Essayism - Brian Dillon 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read 'On essays and essayists'

    4. Pages 1-26: The Empathy Exams - Leslie Jamison 2014

      Chapter Recommended

    5. What makes a good personal essay? - Lee Kofman 04/12/2019

      Webpage Recommended

    6. This Woman Is Hysterical - Fiona Wright 2019

      Article Recommended

  4. Week 4: Writing Others: Feature Writing & The Biographical Profile 7 items
    1. Why She Broke. - Garner Garner 2017

      Article Required

    2. Tracker: stories of Tracker Tilmouth - Alexis Wright 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read excerpt pages 1-35: 'Introduction' & 'Prologue'

    3. Hugh Jackman: the talent - Maxine Beneba Clarke 19/09/2015

      Article Recommended

    4. In cold blood: a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences - Truman Capote 1992 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Part One: The Last to See Them Alive

  5. Week 5: Writing Place: Travel and Nature Writing 8 items
    1. Tracks - Robyn Davidson 2017

      Book Required Read excerpt pages 9-19 (3-21 of the print book)

    2. The Opposite of Glamour - Delia Falconer 28/07/2017

      Article Required

    3. Why We Travel - Pico Iyer 18/03/2000

      Webpage Recommended

    4. Journeys - Sigrid Rausing 2017

      Book Recommended Read pages 177-179: Is Travel Writing Dead? [Part 2]. High use copy held in the Central Library.

    5. Environment: New words on the wild - Robert Macfarlane 2013-6

      Article Recommended

  6. Week 6: Research Techniques: Interviewing & Immersion 10 items
    1. Chapter 11: Research Methods - Theodore A. Rees Cheney 2001

      Chapter Required

    2. The journalist and the murderer - Janet Malcolm 1990

      Book Required Read pages 19-41. High Use copy held in Central Library.

    3. Pages 195-197: of Jane Kramer - Robert S. Boynton 2005

      Chapter Recommended

    4. Pages 284-289: of Susan Orlean - Robert S. Boynton 2005

      Chapter Recommended

    5. Pages 367-371: of Gay Talese - Robert S. Boynton 2005

      Chapter Recommended

    6. A Field Guide for Immersion Writing: Memoir, Journalism, and Travel - Robin Hemley c2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pages 1-10: An Introduction to Immersion Writing: Its Similarities and Differences from the Traditional Memoir and Traditional Journalism

    7. Chapter 31: The Stars - Eliot Weinberger 2007

      Chapter Recommended

    8. Pages 147-150: In Blue - Eliot Weinberger 2009

      Chapter Recommended

  7. Week 8: What to Write, Where to Publish: Generating Ideas & Pitching 3 items
    1. Chapter 3: Ten Ways to a Draft - Sondra Perl, Mimi Schwartz 2006

      Chapter Required

    2. Nimble innovators - Alice Grundy 21/03/2014

      Article Recommended

  8. Week 9: Structure 4 items
    1. Chapter 1: Apricots - Rebecca Solnit 2013

      Chapter Required

  9. Week 10: Truth & Objectivity: CNF in the Age of Fake News 6 items
    1. Manus prison theory: Borders, incarceration and collective agency - Sue Nash, Behrouz Boochani, Omid Tofighian 2019

      Article Recommended

    2. Australia's Shame - J. M. Coetzee 26/09/2019

      Article Recommended

    3. Objectivity in journalism - Steven Maras 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Introduction, pp.1-21

    4. What I Heard about Iraq - Eliot Weinberger 03/02/2005

      Article Recommended

  10. Week 12: Editing & Revision 3 items
    1. What editors do: the art, craft, and business of book editing - Peter Ginna 2017

      Book Recommended Read introduction: The Three Phases of Editing

    2. How writing works: a field guide to effective writing - Roslyn Petelin 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read chapter 11: How Editing, Revising, and Proofreading Work.

  11. Week 13: What Next? Developing Your Practice & The Future of CNF 10 items
    1. Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Australia 3 items
      1. Deep time dreaming: uncovering ancient Australia - Billy Griffiths 2018 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Read epilogue: Australia’s Classical Culture

      2. North and South - Ellen Van Neerven 04/11/2016

        Article Recommended

      3. Who Knows Where: Netherspace - Alison Whittaker 20/10/2016

        Article Recommended

    2. Environmental Crisis 3 items
      1. The Bus Stop - Ashley Hay 2016

        Article Recommended

    3. The Internet & The Future of Storytelling 4 items
      1. The I in the Internet - Jia Tolentino 04/11/2019

        Webpage Recommended

  12. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

      Webpage  Follow the link and search for past exam papers by course code.