Whether you're looking to write a collection of stories or a novel, this course will introduce key elements of craft such as character, plot, and setting. Alongside published examples and writing prompts in and out of class, you will write short stories and learn the basics of the workshop model. Readings may include George Saunders, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Carmen Maria Machado, Zadie Smith, and Edgar Allan Poe.
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December 6: Member registration opens
December 13: General registration opens
Ramón Isao is a recipient of the Tim McGinness Award for Fiction, as well as fellowships from Artist Trust and Jack Straw Cultural Center. His stories appear in such journals as The Iowa Review, Ninth Letter, Moss, and Hobart, and his screen credits include ZMD and Dead Body. He holds an MFA from Columbia University and serves as Fiction Editor at New Orleans Review.