Advanced Fiction (with Jenny Bitner)

Jenny Bitner




WEDNESDAYS, JUNE 26; July 3-31  | This course is designed for students who have experience in a fiction writing workshop and want to go deeper in developing their writing. In our intimate workshop, we will discuss the direction your work is taking and how you can move it towards publication. Your will have the opportunity to have your work discussed in the workshop at least three times. We will discuss craft issues as they relate to strengthening your individual writing. I will give you written feedback on all of your submissions. You will be expected to read and give feedback on other students’ work. This class can be taken more than once.

Jenny Bitner’s fiction has been published in Mississippi Review, The Sun, Fence, The Fabulist and PANK. Her story “The Pamphleteer” was selected by Dave Eggers for Best American Nonrequired Reading and incorporated into an opera by The Paul Bailey Ensemble. Her nonfiction has appeared in Utne Reader, To-Do List, The San Francisco Bay Guardian and Men’s Health. Pine Press published a chapbook of her poetry entitled Mother. She earned an M.F.A. in creative writing from the University of Virginia.


Number of sessions: 6.

Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Dates: Wednesdays, June 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Course fee: $395

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