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Flash Fiction Fundamentals

Introductory/Intermediate | How do you craft a great story in less than 1,000 words? To answer that question, we will read and discuss contemporary classics of the genre to understand how they work and what is possible with the flash fiction form. Students will apply what they’ve learned by writing at least one flash piece.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through the end of 2020.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Ruth Joffre

Class Type: 4 Sessions

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Term: Fall 2020

Start Date: 10/19/2020

End Date: 11/09/2020

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 7:10 pm – 9:10 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Ruth Joffre

Ruth Joffre is the author of the story collection Night Beast (Grove Atlantic 2018). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Kenyon Review, Mid-American Review, The Masters Review, Prairie Schooner, Hayden's Ferry Review, and Copper Nickel. Her book reviews have been published in The Rumpus, The Millions, Kenyon Review Online, and Colorado Review. Ruth is the 2020-2021 Prose Writer-in-Residence at Hugo House. She lives in Seattle.

Writers I return to: Kelly Link, N. K. Jemisin, Ted Chiang, Jeff VanderMeer, Alexander Chee, Mary Gaitskill, Lydia Davis, Annie Proulx, Kathy Fish

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