Discover how short works can defy categorization and ignite the imagination with Jennifer Maritza McCauley.
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Workshop Description: Alan Ziegler, editor of the Short anthology, says that “short prose writers have subverted…terminology…” In this generative workshop participants will experiment with short-form fiction. They’ll discover how short works can defy categorization and they’ll use the form to ignite their imaginations. Get tickets.
About Jennifer Maritza McCauley : Jennifer is a writer, poet, professor, and editor. She received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in prose, and awards from Best of the Net, Independent Publisher Book Awards, and a Pushcart Prize Special Mention. She earned her MFA from Florida International University and her PhD in literature and creative writing from the University of Missouri. She is presently fiction editor at Pleiades. She is the author of the cross-genre collection SCAR ON/SCAR OFF (Stalking Horse Press, 2017) and the short story collection When Trying to Return Home (Counterpoint Press, 2023). She is an assistant professor in creative writing and literature at the University of Houston-Clear Lake.
***This workshop is a production of Reading Queer. All workshops are designed as safe creative spaces for the LGBTQ+ identified or allied writers. We welcome all writers at all levels from around the world.