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Fiction Workshop: Fairy Tales as Inspiration

Intermediate. For many of us, fairy tales were the first stories we ever read. What happens if we go back to them for grown-up artistic inspiration? In this class, we’ll read tales from the Grimms, Hans Christian Andersen, and African folk traditions, as well as contemporary writers such as Angela Carter and Michael Cunningham, and use these to generate story ideas. Depending on class size, students will produce and discuss one-two stories. We’ll also do in-class exercises from suggested prompts.

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Instructor: Cara Diaconoff

Class Type: 10 Sessions

Start Date: 09/15/2016

End Date: 11/17/2016

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Cara Diaconoff

Cara Diaconoff is the author of Unmarriageable Daughters: Stories (Lewis-Clark Press) and a novel, I’ll Be a Stranger to You (Outpost19 e-books). Currently, she is a visiting professor of creative writing at Southern Methodist University in Texas.

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