Fiction intensifies insight with discernment. It emphasizes the fleeting and barely perceptible. It allows us to see the unfamiliar in the everyday, and to gape at the new with recognition. 

This workshop focuses on developing students’ ability to think analytically about the form and content of their fiction.

Both traditional and more experimental and innovative elements of fiction will be considered.

"Chris encourages and elicits productive discussions. Of all the workshops I've had, his led to the longest-lasting writing relationships I've developed," writes a 92Y student.

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Brief Bio

Christopher Sorrentino is the author of Trance, a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction, and the forthcoming The Fugitives. He writes for The New York Times, Esquire, Harper's and McSweeney's. “He possesses a searing gaze, a polymath’s erudition, and a lover’s ear for the frailties of human language,” writes Jonathan Lethem. Visit Brooklyn Rail to read his story “The Great Ape.”

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  • Fiction with Christopher Sorrentino

    First Session: Wed, Feb 17, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Christopher Sorrentino

    Day(s): Wednesday

    Sessions: 8

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: N611, Orange Rm, 6th Fl, N Bld

    Price: from $420.00








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