Fiction Workshop with Lori Ostlund: May 19, 2018
Submission deadline: March 16th, 2018
About this workshop:
This six-hour Fiction course taught by Lori Ostlund will focus on personalized critique and craft discussion from the instructor, as well as traditional workshop-style group discussion. The Workshop will conclude with wine and a round table discussion with the Editors of ZYZZYVA about the publishing industry, what to expect when working with editors, how to make the right impression with your submission, and more.
Lori Ostlund is the Lori Ostlund’s first collection of stories, The Bigness of the World, received the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction, the California Book Award for First Fiction, and the Edmund White Debut Fiction Award. It was shortlisted for the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, was a Lambda finalist, and was named a Notable Book by The Short Story Prize. Her stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, among other publications. In 2009, Lori received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Award. She is the author of the novel After the Parade and lives in San Francisco.
Submission Guidelines: Please submit a fiction manuscript (short story, flash, or novel excerpt) of no more than 2,500 words (roughly 10 pages double-spaced).
The non-refundable application fee is $20. Accepted applicants will be informed by March 30th. If accepted, the fee to attend is $280. (Snacks, coffee and wine are included; lunch is not.)