is the author of seven books, including Where Reasons End, the winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Award; and the novel Must I Go, which will be published by Random House in July. She is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, and Windham-Campbell Prize, among other honors. A contributing editor to A Public Space, she teaches at Princeton University.
Saturday, July 11, 2020
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Scaffolding the Novel
The difference between a short story and a novel is that the latter requires more of a sense of a structure—both at the onset of writing and in revisions. In this class, looking at a few examples, we will talk about how to scaffold a novel. The hope is that anyone starting a novel, or in the process of writing one, can find a few useful tools. It’s not necessary that you have read them before the class, but among the novels that will be used as a scaffold for the class are War and Peace, The Known World, The House in Paris, and Reading Turgenev.
Saturday, July 11
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. EST
Online on Zoom
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