While currently I'm leaning towards poetry writing and would like to specialize, I wouldn't mind trying out prose as well (but I haven't written a lot of prose for a while so I'm slightly less confident).
But each module at Warwick is a semester long: so I don't know how sustained the workshop experience will be.
As a result it can attract the best teaching staff rather than simply writers wanting pin money.
It is very noticeable that UEA stresses the writing achievements of its alumni while Warwick stresses the writing achievements of its faculty.
Most recently, Elizabeth Macneal won a six-figure advance for , gaining deals in 29 countries.
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The television rights also sparked a fight among production companies.So, I wanted to know other parameters to measure pros and cons: - which course is more employable, for e.g., if I wanted to work at a publishing house next, which course should I choose?- networks of publishing houses - location: Norwich vs Coventry Would be great if current/ old students and anybody interested could share experiences with with me, pros and cons and help me make a good decision!My problem is, there is plenty reason for both universities, as showcased on respective websites, but since I'm an international student, I can't exactly visit the two places, so most of my research is based on websites and forums.This is the pre-eminent creative writing course in the country.One factor to bear in mind is that creative writing is UEA's signature course.Creative writing is to UEA what maths is to Cambridge, economics to LSE, meteorology to Reading, sports science to Loughborough. Think carefully about what you think this course will give you.An unrivalled number of alumni across all strands have achieved literary success since graduating.Indeed, from Kazuo Ishiguro, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2017, to Ian Mc Ewan, Booker Prize–winning author, the prose strand are particularly good at making headlines, often catering towards the largest readership.This kind of advanced success is something that rarely happens to poets, although they often do very well too once they are published.Of course, budding writers don’t need to complete an MA in Creative Writing to publish a hit novel or winning pamphlet.