with Jessica McEntee
Open to all levels of fiction writers and poets; let's steal some "best practices" from both camps. We'll dissect a range of published pieces, including poems, flash fiction, short stories, and excerpts from novels, mulling over "what's working" in terms of craft and execution. We'll extrapolate a sense of animating desire from a Billy Collins poem, for instance, and use this insight to generate a character study. Students will have a chance to read their studies aloud.
During every other class, we'll designate time for students to present up
to 3 double-spaced pages of more polished work for feedback. The
artists we'll cover in class include Jenny Xie, Sally Rooney, Stephen Dunn,
and Jenny Offill.
Oh, and we'll have fun!
Online via ZOOM
6 Mondays, 7pm to 9pm
June 21, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27
LIMITED TO 7 STUDENTS
For more info, call 203.227.3250 or email info@WestportWriters.org