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.

Manuscript Submission Required

 

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.”

“Fiction intensifies insight with discernment. It emphasizes the fleeting and barely perceptible, adumbrates the prolonged and the extensive. It fashions patterns, establishes rhythms, makes motif from coincidence. It allows us to see the unfamiliar in the everyday, and to gape at the new with recognition,” Christopher Sorrentino, from “Anything and Everything.”

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  • Adv Fiction: Sorrentino

    First Session: Wed, Feb 18, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9 pm

    Instructor: Christopher Sorrentino

    Day(s): Wednesday

    Sessions: 8

    Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

    Room: Room To Be Assigned

    Price: from $420.00

    Manuscript submission required. Please login to enroll if you have been accepted into this class.
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