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Transformative Learning through Creative Life Writing by Celia Hunt

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Chapter I

Creative life writing for personal and professional development

 

 

 

As I said, the CWPD programme emerged in 1996 out of my experience of teaching an autobiographically based undergraduate creative writing course and the suggestion that this could be developed into a professional postgraduate programme with an explicit focus on using creative writing developmentally. But there was a wider context. Concurrently with my teaching I was working as Literature Officer at the South East Arts Board, one of the then regional arts outposts of The Arts Council of England, where a large part of my remit was to set up writing projects in the community. This involved employing published writers to run writing groups or to work with individuals ...

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