Fiction 1: Foundations

Fiction 1: Foundations

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Whether you’re new to fiction writing or want to recharge your writing practice, this class will help you generate new work and take a close look at the building blocks of good prose fiction such as character, setting, detail, point of view, voice, dialogue, and narrative structure. We’ll read and discuss published stories with an eye toward these elements of craft, and weekly writing exercises will allow you to develop your own work and get feedback in a supportive environment.  

  • Instructor: Lee Conell

  • Length of workshop: 8 weeks

  • Date: Tuesdays, Sept. 25 - Nov. 13

  • Time: 7 - 9 p.m.

  • Location: Humanities Tennessee Offices
    807 Main St., Ste. B
    Nashville, TN 37206

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About the Instructor:

Lee Conell’s debut story collection Subcortical won the 2018 Story Prize Spotlight Award, an Independent Publisher Book Award, and an American Fiction Award. Her short fiction has been awarded the Chicago Tribune's Nelson Algren Award, and her stories appear in Oxford AmericanKenyon Review online, Glimmer Train, and elsewhere.  She has received fellowships from the Tennessee Arts Commission, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the National Endowment for the Arts and the US-Japan Friendship Commission. Lee has taught creative writing for Vanderbilt University, the Sewanee Young Writers’ Conference, and Southern Word.