This class is an introduction to the basics of fiction writing. We'll focus on character, conflict, plot, descriptive writing, setting, point of view, and dialogue. Students will read published stories, participate in discussions, do in-class and take-home writing exercises, and workshop their own short scene or story drafts in a supportive environment with their teacher and peers.
August 7: Scholarship Donation Day
August 8: Member registration opens at 10:30 am
August 15: General registration opens at 10:30 am
August 21: Last day of Early Bird pricing
Alma García’s debut novel, All That Rises, is forthcoming from University of Arizona Press in October of 2023. Her short fiction has appeared as an award-winner in Narrative Magazine, Enizagam, Passages North, and Boulevard; has most recently appeared in phoebe, Kweli Journal, Duende, and Bluestem; and appears in anthologies including Puro Chicanx Writers of the 21st Century (Cutthroat Journal of the Arts). She is a past recipient of a fellowship from the Rona Jaffe Foundation. She is a fiction instructor and manuscript consultant at Hugo House.