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Liven Up Your Lines: Take Charge of Your Revisions with Mathangi Subramanian


3 Sessions

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Friday–Sunday April 5 to April 7, 2024

Online via Zoom

Registration for this course is closed.

Meeting Times:
Friday 4/5: 6–8pm ET
Saturday 4/6 & Sunday 4/7: 11:30am–1:30pm ET

Have you ever finished a manuscript, stared at the page, and thought…what now? In this course, we’ll help you answer this question and more! Working together, we’ll practice revision techniques ranging from the structural to the line level, and will help you become a savvier and more independent reviser. We’ll also identify craft resources that can help you expand your revision strategies and, perhaps most importantly, we’ll find ways to delight in the process of polishing our lines.

Course Outline
  • Session I: Scene vs. Exposition: Generating Sensory Details
  • Session II: Sizzling Sentence Structure: Making Smart Syntactical Choices
  • Session III : Liven Up Your Lines: Incorporating Poetic Devices
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    Mathangi Subramanian

    Mathangi Subramanian

    Mathangi Subramanian is a neurodiverse South Asian American novelist and essayist. Her middle grade book Dear Mrs. Naidu won the South Asia Book award, and her novel A People’s History of Heaven was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and was longlisted for the PEN/Faulkner prize and The Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. Her picture book A Butterfly Smile was inducted into the Nobel Museum by economics laureate Dr. Esther Duflo. She is a guest artist at Denver School of the Arts and she holds a doctorate in education from Columbia University Teachers College.