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Year of Your Book: Fiction with Kirsten Bakis via Zoom (Fall2 session)

November 4 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm

$320

This a 6-week class meeting Wednesdays 10:15am-12:15pm starting Wednesday, November 4 and ending on December 9. Class will meet on November 4, 11, 28, 25, December 2, and 9 with a makeup date of December 16. This class will be taught online via Zoom. Zoom login details will be sent via email from the instructor a few days before class begins. Class needs 4 students to run, with a maximum enrollment of 8 students.

How long have you been saying you want to write a book? How much longer do you have to wait? Whether you have a partial draft, or just an idea and the desire to write, this class can help you reach that goal. In-class work will hone specific skills such as dialogue, scene construction, plot and structure; generative exercises will help you reconnect with your sense of creative play; deadlines and serious critique will keep you on track throughout the year. The goal is a solid draft, with the instructor and fellow writers supporting and cheering you along the way.

Instructor Kirsten Bakis‘s novel Lives of the Monster Dogs was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, won a Bram Stoker Award, was shortlisted for Britain’s prestigious Baily’s Prize, and has a band named after it. A special 20th anniversary edition came out in 2017, with an introduction by Jeff VanderMeer. Bakis is the recipient of a Whiting Award, a Michener/Copernicus Society of America grant, and a Teaching/Writing Fellowship from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She’s currently at work on a novel, is an editor-at-large for the literary journal Origins, and has been a member of the resident faculty at the Yale Summer Conference since it began. The Atlantic featured The Lives of the Monster Dogs on the occasion of its 20th Anniversary.

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Details

Date:
November 4
Time:
10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Cost:
$320
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Venue

Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
Phone:
914.332.5953
Website:
www.writerscenter.org

Organizer

HVWC
Phone:
914.332.5953
Email:
ask@writerscenter.org
Website:
www.writerscenter.org