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Don’t Kill Your Darlings Yet: The Bold Art of Revision

All Levels | How do you know when your story or essay is finished? Revision is at once deeply personal, but can be supported by trusted readers. “Rewriting is painful,” Baldwin said. Can revision also be a clarifying and creative experience? We will read Ursula Le Guin, Judith Barrington, Zadie Smith, and others. Each participant will share work twice—an early draft and a substantial revision. Participants may leave with work they feel is finished and will develop revision practices of their own.

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Instructor: Madeline ffitch

Class Type: 10 Sessions

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Start Date: 01/24/2019

End Date: 03/28/2019

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Madeline ffitch

Madeline ffitch is the author of the story collection, Valparaiso, Round the Horn. Her writing has appeared in Tin House, Guernica, Electric Literature, Granta, and Vice. Her novel, Stay and Fight, will be out from Farrar, Straus and Giroux in July.

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