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Short Story Master Class

Mondays, April 6–June 1
from 7:00–9:00 p.m. (10 class meetings)
925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205
Instructor: Jeremy Townley

For experienced writers of short fiction (see prerequisites)

Draft two short stories in ten weeks. This intensive workshop combines study of narrative craft and model short stories with generative writing to help cultivate ideas for plot and character and workshop feedback to assist in developing story arc, structure, and sensory details. By the end of ten weeks, you will have completed drafts of two short stories, created a plan for revision, and developed a consistent writing practice.


• Short Story Intensive, Short Story Crash Course or Launching Stories at Literary Arts or instructor permission.
• For instructor permission, please email a 3-4 page writing sample and a brief description of your writing class experience to Susan Moore at susan@literary-arts.org

Jeremy Townley

Jeremy Townley’s work has appeared in Collier’sHarvard ReviewHayden’s Ferry ReviewPrairie SchoonerThe Threepenny Review, and other magazines and journals. He has taught writing and literature at the University of Portland, Pacific University, and Gotham Writers’ Workshop.
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