"My philosophy towards running a workshop is not that I’m teaching writing so much as I’m teaching critical faculties,” writes Goldberg. “So much of writing is through the practice of writing. What can be taught is how to edit and critique your own work and the work of others.”
What makes a voice resonate? In this workshop, students focus on crafting strong voices that compel a reader forward. Together, we will foster a workshop environment of thoughtful, constructive critique to allow each student to hone stories that draw from tools such as observation, revelation and plain old charisma to craft the kind of tale that draws a reader in and doesn’t let go.
Manuscript submission required
Myla Goldberg’s most recent novel is The False Friend. Her other books include Wickett’s Remedy and the best-selling Bee Season, which was a finalist for the Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award and was made into a film. Her stories have appeared in McSweeney’s and Harper’s, and her reviews have appeared in The New York Times and Bookforum.
Myla Goldberg answers questions for The New York Times
Myla Goldberg discusses the process of writing at The Center for Fiction
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Advance Fiction: Goldberg
First Session: Mon, Jun 1, 2015, 6 pm - 9 pm
Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Room: Room To Be Assigned
Price: from $350.00
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