Spring 2019: Short Story Crash Course Drafting Studio: April


Spring 2019: Short Story Crash Course Drafting Studio: April


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Saturdays, April 6 – April 27. 2019
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. (4 sessions)
All classes meet at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington.
Instructor: Jeremy Townley
Intensive Generative Incubator
For writers at all levels

Draft a short story in four weeks. Classes combine generative writing to help cultivate ideas for plot and character with workshop feedback to assist in developing story arc, structure, and sensory details. By the end of the month, you will have completed the first draft of a short story and created a plan for revision. All levels.

Jeremy Townley’s work has appeared in Collier’s, Harvard Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Prairie Schooner, The Threepenny Review, and other magazines and journals. He has taught writing and literature at the University of Portland, Pacific University, and Gotham Writers’ Workshop.

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: Scholarships pay for the entire class tuition. All of our writing classes have at least one scholarship position available, made possible by a generous gift from Dennis Steinman. To apply, email Susan Moore, Director of Programs for Writers, at susan@literary-arts.org with your name, contact information. In addition, list three classes in order of preference, why you would like to request a scholarship, and if you have taken a Literary Arts class before. Please note that preference is not guaranteed. All scholarships are subject to availability. Scholarship availability is confirmed 1-2 weeks before the class begins.

CLASS LIAISONS: All classes have one liaison position. Liaisons receive free tuition in exchange for light duties before and after each class meeting.