The latest edition (Vol. 16, No. 1) of the open access journal, Text: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses has been published. It is a special edition entitled ‘Creativity: Cognitive, social and cultural perspectives’, edited by Nigel McLoughlin and Donna Lee Brien.
Contributions include on conversation, concerning children’s poetry, between Jen Webb and Michael Rosen and an essay on New Zealand food writing by Donna Lee Brien.
There is also a review by Kevin Brophy of our publication Rethinking Creative Writing by Stephanie Vanderslice. Brophy describes the writing style as “direct, lively, personal and energetic” and the book as a whole as “excellent resource for ideas, for inspiration, and for sources on aspects of pedagogy for creative writing programs”.