Author ORCID Identifier : Susan M. Holloway

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CASAE: Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education

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Connections between lifelong learning and fiction writing are explored by drawing upon the findings from two research studies that included interviews with fiction authors and with key informants at creative learning sites such as book festivals, writing conferences and creative writing programs. Focusing on two main themes; adult learning and the power of story, and lifelong learning and creative learning sites, we use a Foucauldian analysis to consider how learning sites are an essential aspect of the circular materiality of power in learning. We conclude by considering how creative learning sites related to fiction may be seen as a way to foster critical public pedagogy.

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