with Matt Debenham, MFA
Through examining each others’ writing, as well as that of published authors, we come to a fuller understanding of our own work. The goal of this workshop is to advance our writing, creating more confidence while learning to avoid the pitfalls that may keep our fiction from reaching the next level.
This workshop is appropriate for writers of either short stories or novels who are ready to take on more advanced techniques of fiction writing.
This workshop is appropriate for those writing all forms of fiction, including both novels or short stories.
Matt Debenham’s collection of short stories, The Book of Right and Wrong, won the 2009 Ohio State University Press Prize for Fiction. Published by the Ohio State University Press in May, 2010, it immediately became that publisher's all-time fastest-selling fiction title. The Book of Right and Wrong has been endorsed by Slate.com and called a "brilliant debut collection" by the Huffington Post's Books section. Matt’s stories have also appeared in Painted Bride Quarterly, North Atlantic Review, Dogwood,Weston Magazine, The Pinch, and Roanoke Review. He was Peter Taylor Scholar at the 2007 Sewanee Writers' Conference, and has been the recipient of a fiction fellowship from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism. He holds an MFA in Fiction Writing and Literature from the Bennington Writing Seminars and has worked one-on-one and in workshop with such writers as Amy Hempel, Richard Bausch, Susan Cheever, and Mary-Beth Hughes.MAXIMUM CLASS SIZE: 7
FOR MORE INFORMATION:Please call (203)227-3250 or email@example.com.
WHEREWestport Writers' Workshop, 3 Sylvan Road South, Westport
TIME8 Thursdays, 1 to 3 pm
DATEJune 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1