Bantry, Co. Cork
The Short Story with Alissa Nutting is an all-levels writing intensive for adults.
This intensive workshop with American author Alissa Nutting welcomes writers of all levels as we write and explore both traditional and experimental genres of short fiction. This workshop will be both generative and analytical, and is designed to have you emerge with practical, effective new approaches to writing and revising your short fiction.
What you’ll learn:
-Other hybrid forms
-Examine the successful techniques of characterization and conflict that are essential to every story’s narrative, regardless of style.
Alissa Nutting is author of the short story collection Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls, selected by judge Ben Marcus as winner of the 6th Starcherone Prize for Innovative Fiction, and the novel, Tampa, (Ecco/HarperCollins, 2013). Her new novel Made for Love is forthcoming from Ecco in July 2017. Her writing has appeared in Tin House, Fence, BOMB, Elle, The New York Times, Conduit, and O: The Oprah Magazine, as well as the fairy tale anthology My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me. She holds an MFA from the University of Alabama, and a PhD from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She is currently at work on two television pilots and is an assistant professor of English at Grinnell College in Iowa.
Workshop Details for The Short Story with Alissa Nutting
You’ll meet everyday from 9:30am – 12:30pm in the Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí (Bantry Community College). Pre-booking is essential. Please click the link above to secure your space!