According to Anne Lamott, “All writer’s write shitty first drafts. That is how they end up good second drafts and terrific third drafts.” In this one week intensive class, we will challenge ourselves to turn our messy manuscripts, our inchoate chapters, and our nascent novels into full, completed (sometimes very) rough drafts. During this focused […]
Julie Sarkissian is the author of Dear Lucy, published by Simon and Schuster and nominated for the Dylan Thomas Prize. Her essays, short fiction and book reviews have appeared in The New York Times, Tin House, The Huffington Post, The New York Observer, and Flavorwire, among others. Born and raised in Southern California, she has a BA in English from Princeton and an MFA from The New School. She worked for Sackett Street Writers in Brooklyn, NY as a fiction instructor and manuscript consultant before moving to Westport, CT with husband and two young children.