About The Tutor

Dr Claire Griffiths is an enthusiastic and experienced creative writing teacher who currently teaches on the University of Hull’s Online Creative Writing MA and on Imperial College’s online adult learner course ‘Short Story Writing’. She has previously lectured at Brunel University with Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo, run the creative writing programme at the University for the Creative Arts, and taught at the University of East Anglia.
 

As a writer, Claire was selected for the University of East Anglia’s renowned Creative
Writing: Prose MA programme, and continued on to a scholarship-funded PhD in Creative
and Critical Writing. Her short stories have been featured in major publications,
including Litro, Flash Fiction Magazine and The Feathertale Review, broadcast on BBC Radio 4, and both short- and long-listed for literary awards including the Bristol Short Story Prize and the Bath Short Story Award.

Praise for Claire's teaching from Ink@84 workshop participants:

'I thought the course had just the right balance of content, discussion, homework and teaching. It was a joy to do!'     Jonty

 

'It was well prepared, well thought out and well constructed. The selection of readings was helpful and relevant. Claire was a very good tutor, lots of encouragement but no flannel.'  Emma

'Overall I had an excellent time and I looked forward to each week -- both for the material and the discussions...it always felt as if we were in safe hands.'  Katie

'The sessions were always very lively and enjoyable. I looked forward to each one...the group's atmosphere was always harmonious and everyone seemed to feel free to discuss and disagree in a friendly way.'   Rachel

 

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