is the author of the novels The Loved Ones and Wavemaker II, a New York Times Notable Book; and the acclaimed story collection Double Happiness. A new collection, The Ocean House, is forthcoming from Grove Atlantic. Her story “Lost Cat” appeared in A Public Space No. 15.
Tuesdays, May 19–June 23, 2020
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Technique and Composition Workshop
The structure of each class meeting is modeled on the technique classes that are often foundational for dancers. Class will generally begin with a warm-up exercise, continue on to more complex, challenging combinations, then close with something quiet. An overarching focus will be to gather material into a short-story draft. And finally to consider these new compositions and imagine next steps. There will be light homework assignments.
Tuesdays, May 19–June 23
6:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m. EST
Online on Zoom
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