Writing the Vignette
Vignettes are fun and satisfying "blips" of writing, which are generally considered prose but tend toward poetry. They don’t necessarily "go" anywhere but, when artfully roped together, have created some astonishing longer works, including The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros and An American Childhood by Annie Dillard. This workshop examines and celebrates this small, vibrant unit of fiction. Fiction writers, memoirists, and poets who are looking to transition to prose are encouraged to register.
August 22: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)
August 23: Member registration opens
August 30: General registration opens
Jeff Bender is a graduate of Columbia's MFA program and winner of Hugo House's New Works Competition. His fiction and humor have appeared in McSweeney's, Electric Literature, The Iowa Review, Guernica, Points in Case, Slackjaw, and Little Old Lady Comedy.