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WLT On the Craft of Writing: Writing Short Fiction

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In June, we'll be joined by Elizabeth McCracken and Thisbe Nissen to talk about writing short fiction. As Neil Gaiman said, "Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and other dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner.” Whether you're … Continue reading WLT On the Craft of Writing: Writing Short Fiction

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WLT On the Craft of Writing: Writing the Novella

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For this conversation, we'll be joined by Sharon Oard Warner to discuss the novella. "A novella compresses the world with a short story's focus, but it explores that smaller space with a novel's generosity." -Josh Weil, author of The New Valley: Novellas For this event, we're partnering with one of our favorite indie bookstores, BookWoman. You … Continue reading WLT On the Craft of Writing: Writing the Novella

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March Third Thursday: WLT On the Craft of Writing: Short Fiction

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“The stories in A New Race of Men from Heaven move elegantly between the ache of loneliness and the grace of connection, however fleeting.” —Danielle Evans, author of The Office of Historical Corrections Kirk Wilson’s Out of Season reminds us that the supernatural is in our marrow, in stories that are at once unruly, intelligent, … Continue reading March Third Thursday: WLT On the Craft of Writing: Short Fiction

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WLT On the Craft of Writing: “Myth + Memory: Staking Out New Territory in the Memoir Form” with Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton

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This special event will feature a presentation from Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton on her new memoir "Black Chameleon: Memory, Womanhood, and Myth" followed by a discussion of the book with Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton and WLT Program Director Sam Babiak.  About the presentation: In the genre of memoir, it is difficult to differentiate your story from the … Continue reading WLT On the Craft of Writing: “Myth + Memory: Staking Out New Territory in the Memoir Form” with Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton

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July Third Thursday: WLT On the Craft of Writing: Personal Essays

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"Faliveno is an excellent essayist, expertly braiding seemingly disparate threads into engrossing and funny explorations of self and society…The theme of violence intertwined with fear, love and reverence for place and created family propels Tomboyland into captivating territory. On the surface, its beautiful prose belies the darker complexities it scrapes at, making it all the … Continue reading July Third Thursday: WLT On the Craft of Writing: Personal Essays

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September Third Thursday: WLT On the Craft of Writing: Genre-Bending Fiction

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"I have a complex feeling about genre. I love it, but I hate it at the same time. I have the urge to make audiences thrill with the excitement of a genre, but I also try to betray and destroy the expectations placed on that genre." - Bong Joon-ho Join us for a conversation with … Continue reading September Third Thursday: WLT On the Craft of Writing: Genre-Bending Fiction

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