Both fiction and creative nonfiction involve strong story lines, memorable characters, careful narration, and lively dialogue. We will migrate between the two genres. You can submit essays, short stories, or sections of memoirs and novels with the goal of turning them into publishable prose.
Instructor's approval required prior to registering. Email a 3-5 page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Once approved, call 646.505.5708 to register.
May 4, 11, 18, 25; June 8, 15 (no classes June 1)
Laura Zinn Fromm is the author of Sweet Survival: Tales of Cooking & Coping, available from Amazon and BN.com and published by Greenpoint Press. Fromm holds an MFA in fiction writing from Columbia University and teaches fiction and creative non-fiction through New York Writers Workshop. She has taught at Columbia and Montclair State University. A former editor at Business Week magazine, she is a winner of the Clarion Award and the Newspaper Guild’s Page One Award for Labor Reporting. Visit her at Laurazinnfromm.com and flawedmom.com.