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Adv Yearlong in Short Fiction: Building a Collection [Kirsten Sundberg Lunstrum]

Time: 12:00am - 12:00am PT
Capacity: seat
Member Price: $1287.00
General Price: $1430.00

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In this yearlong advanced workshop in short fiction, we’ll focus on an intensive study of craft and the development and revision of students’ short fiction collections. We will meet three times a month (weeks 1, 2, and 4), taking one week “off” (week 3) to work independently on story/project development. During our class meetings, students should anticipate a discussion of assigned texts (we’ll read one published short fiction collection roughly every 6 weeks, and we will often supplement these with craft essays), as well a workshop of student fiction. The central aim of the course will be to support students in identifying and making progress toward accomplishing their individual writing goals as they build their collections of short fiction. The course will also include discussion of arranging a collection, writing a pitch, and pursuing publication.
* Students should acquire the following texts. Any craft essays or individual stories discussed in class beyond those on this list will be provided by the instructor.

  • The Office of Historical Corrections, Danielle Evans
  • If the Body Allows It, Megan Cummins
  • A Sense of the Whole, Siamak Vossoughi
  • I Hold a Wolf by the Ears, Laura van den Berg
  • Filthy Animals, Brandon Taylor

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Class sessions may be recorded if a session falls on a holiday, or if a student has access needs. Class recordings are not guaranteed.

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