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Writers Workshops

Fiction 2023-106/In-Person

Course #2023-106
Saturdays Starting January 14 1:30 pm–4:30 pm running 3 weeks
Cost: $180 Instructor: Jennifer Maritza McCauley
This workshop is full


Inprint House
1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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This is an in-person workshop that takes place at Inprint House.


David Mamet says, about writing, “It doesn’t have to be calm and clear-eyed. You just have to not give up.” In this generative fiction workshop, we will commit ourselves to the projects we’ve been dreaming of writing. You will develop ideas for your short story, novella or novel or hone ones you already have, engage with diverse prompts, move on to the drafting process and you’ll receive feedback from your peers. We will also be reading the work of published, noted writers for inspiration. You have a story in you, and we’re going to find it!

About the instructor

JENNIFER MARITZA MCCAULEY is a writer, poet, and university professor. She has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Kimbilio, CantoMundo and the Sundress Academy for the Arts. She holds an MFA from Florida International University and a PhD in creative writing and literature from the University of Missouri. She has been published in Vassar Review, Columbia Journal, Passages North and The Los Angeles Review, amongst other places. She is fiction editor at Pleiades and has been on staff for The Missouri Review, Gulf Stream Journal, Origins and The Florida Book Review. The author of the cross-genre collection Scar on/Scar off (Stalking Horse Press) and the forthcoming short story collection When Trying to Return Home (Counterpoint Press), she is an assistant professor of literature and creative writing at the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

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