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Writers Workshops

Advanced Fiction – Online 2021-502

Course #2021-502
Mondays Starting September 13 6:30 pm–8:30 pm running 8 weeks
Cost: $300 Instructor: Mark Haber
This workshop is full

Please note that this is an online workshop conducted via Zoom. Participants will be provided information on how to join the online sessions.

This workshop is full, please sign up on the waiting list here so you receive priority registration the next time this class is offered.

This workshop is designed to benefit those that have some writing experience, either through a previous creative writing class, their own writing, through publication, or in some other capacity. 

This workshop will look at innovative forms of fiction writing, with special attention to more unconventional narratives as well as finding a character’s/narrator’s voice and playing with time and stream of consciousness. Over the course of eight weeks we’ll read a novel which we’ll examine and discuss each week, as well as workshopping works-in-progress through in-class critiques and conversation. We’ll also discuss short stories and novels by both contemporary and established authors and see how our writing can be enhanced. This workshop will be an opportunity to take chances, discover original and ingenious ways to both read and write fiction. Working and sharing of works-in-progress for guidance and feedback will be the primary focus of this class. Participants will be asked to read portions of the ‘class novel’ outside of the online meeting time and come to class having read assigned pages.

About the instructor

MARK HABER was longlisted for the 2020 PEN Hemingway Award for debut novel. He is the Operations Manager and a bookseller at Brazos Bookstore. He has taught both middle and high school English. His first book of short stories, Deathbed Conversions, was published in 2008 by Summerfolk Press. His first novel, Reinhardt’s Garden, was published by Coffee House Press in 2019 and received acclaim from Publisher’s Weekly, Kirkus, Bomb Magazine and The Believer. His second novel, SAINT SEBASTIAN’S ABYSS, will be published by Coffee House Press in May 2022. Mark’s criticism has been published in The Rumpus, LitHub and Music & Literature.

Please note that the registration fee and tuition for online workshops are nonrefundable. By registering for an Inprint Writers Workshop you are agreeing to Inprint’s registration policies. If this workshop is full when you try to register, please sign up on the waiting list here so you receive priority registration the next time this class is offered. For details and a schedule of all the current workshop offerings, click here