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Four Novels, Four Structures

All Levels | In this jam-packed excursion into novel architecture, we’ll look at four short novels—Baldwin’s Giovanni’s Room, Didion’s Play It As It Lays, Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, and Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House—and think about how to apply them as basic models for structuring a novel. You do not need to have read all of these works, though familiarity with them will be helpful; the instructor will provide the materials necessary for the class.

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: Michael Shilling

Class Type: 1 Session

Start Date: 07/20/2019

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Michael Shilling

Michael Shilling is the author of Rock Bottom, a novel published by Little, Brown. The musical adaptation of the book was staged in 2014 by the Landless Theater Company. His stories have appeared in The Sun, Fugue, and Other Voices.

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