The deadline for applications for Rhodes MA in Creative Writing 2014 is coming up on October 31st. You can do the course full time over one year in Grahamstown, or part time over two years from where you live. The MA includes 16 weeks of coursework from wide range of teachers plus a book-length creative work which could be in English, isiXhosa or Afrikaans. This can be a novel, non-fiction work, playscript, short story collection or poetry collection. All the teachers on the course are practising writers. Entry to the course requires a twenty page-portfolio of creative work and an honours degree. If you don’t have the necessary formal qualifications. entry to the course is still possible with an extensive publication record and/or outstanding potential as a writer.
Go to http://www.ru.ac.za/isea/courses/mainwriting to find out more or email firstname.lastname@example.org.