Yiyun Li | Master Class

Online, Zoom Saturday, July 11, 2020

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.

Yiyun Li 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.

Course Schedule
Saturday, July 11
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. EST
1 session
Online on Zoom

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