is a writer and editor. As an editor at Esquire and Knopf, he championed the work of some of the most accomplished writers of modern fiction. He is the author, most recently, of White Plains (Little Island).
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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The Art of Revision
An editor at Esquire from 1969–1977, then an editor at Knopf until 1995, Gordon Lish is known for editing the work of Barry Hannah, Bette Howland, and Raymond Carver, among others. This master class is designed for writers at various stages in their careers who are looking to refine their sentences and shape their pieces to find, as Lish said to Barry Hannah, “your good stuff.”
Saturday, July 14
2 PM–5 PM
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