Short story course held on 13 and 14 April at The River Mill’s Retreat, Co. Down. 10am to 5pm, both days.
This weekend course will explore the short story using works from the anthology You’ve Got to Read This (ed. by Ron Hansen and Jim Shepard). Participants will be asked to consider:
How fiction works — and why it sometimes doesn’t
Where and when stories begin and how and if this differs from the novel
The differences between a short story and the novel / a chapter
Beginnings, Middles, Endings: Narrative Structure
To book, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Tuition is £300. Lunch and tea are provided for all. There are only two places left. Visit CKFictionClinic for full details.
Claire Keegan has written Antarctica, Walk the Blue Fields and Foster (Faber & Faber). These stories, translated into 17 languages, have won numerous awards, and have been published in The New Yorker, Best American Stories, The Paris Review. Keegan has earned an international reputation as a teacher of fiction, having taught workshops on four continents.