Online Course

Fiction: Intermediate (Level 2)

Anjali Joseph or Monique Roffey
Course starts 8 January
24 weeks

This 24-week course introduces more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to fiction. At this level you will acquire and experiment with new techniques, broaden the possibilities in your writing, and reconnect with finding a sense of play and adventure in your writing.

You do not need to have studied our Level 1 course to study at Level 2.

Find out more about how Creative Writing Online works by downloading the brochure.

Level 2 Fiction is taught by Anjali Joseph and Monique Roffey, both published writers with extensive teaching experience at university level. You can choose your tutor during the application process.

How to apply

To apply for Level 2 Fiction, please fill out the application form below. Along with your contact details and your choice of course, you will be asked to complete the following exercises:

  • Anjali Joseph - a short story or chapter that you have written (500 words) and an introduction to yourself and your writing
  • Monique Roffey - the opening of a short story or chapter that you have written  (600 words)

Application deadline: Monday 18 December 2017

Anjali Joseph's course

Anjali Joseph was born in Bombay. She read English at Trinity College, Cambridge, and did the MA course in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, where she also taught creative writing to undergraduates for four years. She teaches at the Arvon Foundation and elsewhere. Saraswati Park (2010), her first novel, won the Desmond Elliott and Betty Trask Prizes, and was joint winner of the Vodafone Crossword Book Award for Fiction in India. Another Country, her second novel (2012) was longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize. The Living, her third novel, appeared in March 2016.

Read Anjali’s course outline

Monique Roffey's course

Born in Trinidad, Monique Roffey’s acclaimed novels include The White Woman on the Green Bicycle (2009), Archipelago (2012), House of Ashes (2014) and, most recently, The Tryst (2017), as well as a memoir, With the Kisses of his Mouth (2011). She has been shortlisted for the Costa Prize for Fiction, the Encore Award, the Orange Prize, and won the prestigious OCM Bocas Award, the Caribbean’s top literature prize, for Archipelago. She has taught Creative Writing at various universities, as well as for First Story, English PEN and The Arvon Foundation – where she was Centre Director at Totleigh Barton.

Fully booked!

Read Monique’s course outline

Got a question? Email or call +44 (0)1603 877177