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The Short Story
with Pulitzer Prize-winning and New York Times' Bestselling Author, Edward P. Jones
Space for this course is limited to 15 people.
Edward P. Jones, the New York Times bestselling author, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize, for fiction, the National Book Critics Circle award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and the Lannan Literary Award for The Known World; he also received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2004. His first collection of stories, Lost in the City, won the PEN/Hemingway Award and was short listed for the National Book Award. His second collection, All Aunt Hagar’s Children, was a finalist for the Pen/Faulkner Award. He has been an instructor of fiction writing at a range of universities, including Princeton. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Date: Friday, 11/20/2020
Time: 2pm-5pm est
(two 1.5 hour sessions with a 15min break)
Both pbk books shown are included in the price.
Fifteen lucky writers will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn the art of short story writing from a master of the craft. Four writers will be chosen to submit one story each in advance of the course, and the four stories selected will be used as the course material. Every attendee will have an opportunity to ask questions and learn from Mr. Jones as he dissects and critiques the selected stories in real time. This 3-hour course will be held over Zoom as two 1.5 hour sessions with a break in between.
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