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Note: This Class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform
Class meets 7-9pm ET for six sessions  (October 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th & 14th)

In this workshop, we’ll attempt to pack powerful stories into small packages.

Each class, we’ll read and discuss flash fiction, short stories, and prose poems from Lydia Davis, James Tate, Dantiel W. Moniz, Laura Van Den Berg, and others.

  • We’ll write pieces inspired by our readings and discussions.
  • We’ll study how established authors convey emotion and meaning in short pieces.
  • We’ll fawn over sentences, quick dialogue, well-placed descriptions;
  • Try to emulate masters while honing our unique voices.

Writers from all skill levels and genres are encouraged to apply. 

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Instructor: Gabriel Bump

Gabriel Bump’s nonfiction and fiction have appeared in Slam magazine, the Huffington Post, Springhouse Journal, and other publications. He was awarded the 2016 Deborah Slosberg Memorial Award for Fiction. He received his MFA in fiction from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He p is the author of Everywhere You Don’t Belong (Workman, 2020), a New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2020 and an Electric Lit Favorite Novel of 2020.