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All Levels | This course will focus on Gabriel García Márquez, one of the best writers of the twentieth century. Based on his writings, we will center on how to find the story, choosing the right moment for the opening, taking advantage of point of view, plotting, and balancing style and form. We will study García Márquez’s own testimony about how his stories took form and examine the storytelling tools and evolution that made him a master of the craft. At the end of each lesson, we’ll do class exercises aimed at exploring our own writing.
This class is being offered in collaboration with Seattle Escribe and will be offered in English this, Spring, quarter and in Spanish in Summer 2021.
Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.
All times are listed in Pacific Time.
Class Type: 6 SessionsFiction, Online
Term: Spring 2021
Start Date: 05/01/2021
No Class On: 5/29/2021
End Date: 06/12/2021
Days of the Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Doctora en literatura europea, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain
Margarita Borrero es novelista, premiada y publicada en España, y escritora de relatos, género en el que ha ganado media docena de primeros lugares en distintos certámenes en España, Estados Unidos y Canadá. Durante más de una década se ha desempeñado como docente de Escuela de escritores, una de las instituciones privadas de escritura creativa más grandes del mundo hispanohablante, miembro de la Asociación Europea de programas de escritura creativa. También ha trabajado como profesora asociada en Mount Saint Mary University, en Los Ángeles.
PhD European Literature, Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, Spain
Margarita Borrero is an award-winning novelist from Colombia. She has received numerous short story awards in Spain, Canada and the United States. She teaches at Madrid’s Escuela de Escritores, one of the top private creative writing institutions of the Hispanic world and a member of the European Association of Creative Writing Programs. She has also worked as an associate professor at Mount Saint Mary University in Los Angeles.