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. Chapter: A Party - Helen Garner 229

      Chapter Recommended

    5. My first and second language - Omar Sakr Autumn 2019

      Article Recommended

    6. Let it snow - David Sedaris December 22, 2003

      Article Recommended

  3. Week 3: Writing the Self 2: The Personal Essay 8 items
    1. The essays of Michel de Montaigne - Michel de Montaigne, Charles Cotton, W. Carew Hazlitt 1892

      Book Required Read Chapter XXXVII: That We Laugh And Cry For 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 December 4, 2019

      Webpage Recommended

    6. This woman is hysterical - Fiona Wright Winter 2019

      Article Recommended

  4. Week 4: Writing Others: Feature Writing & The Biographical Profile 7 items
    1. Tracker: stories of Tracker Tilmouth - Alexis Wright 2017 (electronic resource)

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

    2. Hugh Jackman: the talent - Maxine Beneba Clarke September 19, 2015

      Article Recommended

    3. 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 July 28, 2017

      Article Required

    3. Why We Travel - Pico Iyer March 18, 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 Jun 13, 2013

      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 An Introduction to Immersion Writing: Its Similarities and Differences from the Traditional Memoir and Traditional Journalism, pp.1-10

    7. Chapter 31: The Stars - Eliot Weinberger 2007

      Chapter Recommended

    8. Chapter: 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 March 21, 2014

      Article Recommended

  8. Week 9: Structure 4 items
    1. Structure - John McPhee January 14, 2013

      Article Required

    2. Chapter 1: Apricots - Rebecca Solnit 2013

      Chapter Required

  9. Week 10: Truth & Objectivity: CNF in the Age of Fake News 6 items
    1. Australia’s Shame - J.M. Coetzee September 26, 2019

      Article Recommended

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

      Book Recommended Read Introduction, pp.1-21

    3. What I Heard about Iraq - Eliot Weinberger 3 February 2005

      Article Recommended

  10. Week 12: Editing & Revision - Additional Reading 2 items
    1. How writing works: a field guide to effective writing - Roslyn Petelin 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 11: How revising, editing, and proofreading work, pp.264-290;

  11. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

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