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Bath Spa University - The Master of Arts in Travel and Nature Writing, Low Residency

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The Master of Arts in Travel and Nature Writing is designed for writers seeking advanced skills in the growing field of creative non-fiction inspired by the natural world and contemporary journeying. The course focuses on the application of writing skills to match the requirements of the travel and nature writing sector. To this end, students will learn from engagement, encounter, workshop, tuition and mentoring; they will develop their professional practice and produce a portfolio of work to help establish their careers in this highly competitive field.

 

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Master of Arts (MA) in Travel and Nature Writing

 

Course length

MA low residency (one calendar year) • Two residencies in UK • One residency outside of UK

 

Course location

• Corsham Court campus

• Distance learning with residential sessions or equivalent.

 

Key features

• Applied creative non-fiction, hands-on experience, tuition from industry professionals

• Ideal for writers inspired by the natural world and contemporary journeying ambitious to become published professionals.

 

International Students

For special information for international students, including entry requirements, visits to your country, fees and scholarships go to www.bathspa.ac.uk/international

 

Applications

Application forms are available on the website and for any admissions enquiries please contact: T: +44 (0)1225 875624 E: admissions@bathspa.ac.uk

 

Enquiries

For all enquiries please email postgraduate@bathspa.ac.uk

 

Course Director

Dr Paul Evans

p.a.evans@bathspa.ac.uk

 

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Travel Writers & Photographers Conference | Book Passage

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Want to be a travel writer? This conference will teach you what you need to know. See you there at @bookpassage http://t.co/Mz8dij68CF.
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City Beach NYC: plans for an urban beach in Manhattan

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New Yorker launches crowd funding project to build a floating beach on the Hudson River (RT @MalloryOnTravel: City Beach NYC: plans for an urban beach in Manhattan http://t.co/mZTgWtnvMg #travel ...
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30 Stunning Photos From National Geographic’s Traveler Photo Contest 2014

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The 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest, the 26th edition of the competition, closed this week on June 30th.

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The Last Ebola Outbreak The unscientific origins of our obsession with viruses - The New Republic

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The Last Ebola Outbreak The unscientific origins of our obsession with viruses
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And her final advice is so broad as to be useless: Man must be nicer to nature.
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An Insider's Guide to Jamaica From the Son of a Reggae Legend: Rohan Marley

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Rohan Marley, son of reggae legend Bob Marley, shares his insider tips on Jamaica, from beaches to great snacks, and gives a sneak peek into the eco-resort he is planning to open.
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Women In Nature Books: Call For Submissions | Writing and ...

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Women in Nature: An Anthology, is the first book in the WIN-Women in Nature Series. The WIN series are collections of stories from women all across the North American continent... and beyond! These are true stories about ...
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Seduction of the journey taken over time - Independent Online

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Independent Online Seduction of the journey taken over time Independent Online Travel certainly has the potential to bring people together, as many great writers such as Mark Twain have noted in the past: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and...
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Helen Macdonald: 'I ran to the hawk because I was broken and grieving' - The Guardian

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The Guardian Helen Macdonald: 'I ran to the hawk because I was broken and grieving' The Guardian And the idea that embracing wildness will soothe human trauma is "a beguiling but dangerous lie," she writes in a book that is a dark, pacy and witty...
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New York Times More Online Publishers Let Readers Fill the Space New York Times Condé Nast Publications, for example, plans to allow a select group of writers to start posting on its Traveler website in mid-August as part of a series of experiments...
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A Short History Of Travel Writing

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How did our passion about writing about our journeys came about? Time for a (short) history of travel writing by Nienke Krook, The Travel Tester.
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Can The Ebola Epidemic Spread Beyond Africa Through International Air Travel? - International Business Times

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The World Health Organization, however, has not yet imposed travel restrictions on the area while the U.S.
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Stanfords to hold travel writing festival - Beattie's Book Blog - Blogger

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This is the first UK festival focused on travel writing, and we know there's a huge appetite for it amongst readers, and those who are passionate about travel. We're lucky to have a partner, in Clarion Events, who understand the ...
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Cath Maris's curator insight, August 16, 7:33 PM

I LOVE this shop and am so excited about this new event!

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Cold Blood: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians review – growing up with Britain's lesser-loved wildlife

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Richard Kerridge's passion for all things jumpy and slithery makes for a compelling story of a life steeped in nature, says Tim Dee (I'm reading this, by old colleague Richard Kerridge. IT IS WONDERFUL.
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The combination of nature writing and memoir seems to be a fruitful one, with Richard Kerridge's book about amphibians, Cold Blood, and Kate Norbury's forthcoming memoir The Fish Ladder two other notable examples.
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CBC Creative Non Fiction Grand Prize Winner Announced | The ...

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Patti Kay Hamilton The CBC Creative Non-fiction Grand Prize was awarded to Patti-Kay Hamilton of Fort Smith, NT for her nonfiction story, The Hunter.
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Guess which UK county is Europe's best holiday destination...

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Yorkshire has been named Europe's Leading Destination at the World Travel Awards - for the second time in a row - beating the likes of Rome, Paris,...
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Gets my vote! (But then I am a little bit biased) ;-)

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Beyond 'Just Kids': A Pocket Guide to Patti Smith's Non-Fiction Writing

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New York Times readers this morning might have noted with interest the byline on the paper's review of Haruki Murakami's new book — the piece was written by none other than Patti Smith. Still, this...
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Shortlist announced for 2014 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction. The shortlist for the 2014 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction was just announced by Wilfrid Laurier University. The three nominees are ...
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CBC Literary Prize Winner: The Hunter and the Swan | enRoute

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Each year the CBC hosts a contest for Canadian writers. Here is this year's first prize winner in the creative nonfiction category. (Have you read the winning story from the CBC Creative Nonfiction contest?
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Writers inspired by the moon

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How Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Sylvia Plath and others were inspired by this midnight muse. (The moon has long fascinated humanity.
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Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk.
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An ant orgy by Paul Evans author of Herbaceous by Little Toller Books

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Country diary: Wenlock Edge: Do the dutiful workers hear the swifts overhead, waiting to devour the cloud of flying lovers?
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Episode 2, Cold Blood, Book of the Week - BBC Radio 4

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Toads - real and imaginary. The temptations of anthropomorphism. (Listen up!
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The best of the UK’s national parks

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To mark National Parks Week, we’ve rounded up the best ways to enjoy some of the country’s most celebrated landscapes, with expert’s tips, favourite campsites, activity guides – and our national parks picture quiz (RT @VisitBritain: It's National...
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Two degrees: how the world failed on climate change

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For 20 years, climate policy has centered around one goal: making sure we don't get more than 2°C of global warming. That goal is looking increasingly delusional.


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