Fiction Workshop with Anthony Marra: August 11th, 2018
Submission deadline: June 22nd, 2018
About this workshop:
This six-hour Fiction course taught by Anthony Marra 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.
Anthony Marra is the author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, which won the National Book Critics Circle’s inaugural John Leonard Prize, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in fiction, the Barnes and Noble Discover Award, and appeared on over twenty year-end lists. His story collection The Tsar of Love and Techno followed in 2015. Marra received an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, where he teaches as the Jones Lecturer in Fiction. He has lived and studied in Eastern Europe, and now resides in Oakland, California.
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). Make sure it is a manuscript you wish to discuss in the Workshop itself.
The non-refundable application fee is $20. Accepted applicants will be informed by June 29th. If accepted, the fee to attend is $280. (Snacks, coffee and wine are included; lunch is not.)