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Writing with the New Fabulists

A contemporary movement with very old roots, the new fabulists combine the mythic and the domestic to bewildering and beautiful effect. We’ll read short stories by writers like Kevin Brockmeier and Aimee Bender to see how they manage to make the unreal real, and use those stories as prompts to create work, applying what we learn to a new piece of writing every week. We will then discuss this new work.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online until further notice. If there's a possibility that your class might take place in person, you will be notified in advance. Even if classes can be held in person, there will always be a hybrid option to participate via Zoom.

Classes with "Zoom" in the title will be held via Zoom even after our doors open. Classes listed as "Online" will be held on Wet Ink, our platform for asynchronous learning.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Matthew Simmons

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 05/07/2014

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 7:10 PM – 9:10 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$220.50 Member Price:
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$245.00 General Price:

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Matthew Simmons

Matthew Simmons is the author of the books A Jello Horse (Publishing Genius Press, 2009) and Happy Rock (Dark Coast Press, 2013), as well as a contributor to HTML Giant (htmlgiant.com). He has an MFA from Warren Wilson College.

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