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Narrative Truth: How Fiction Can Serve Your Nonfiction with Courtney Zoffness


2 Sessions

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Saturday & Sunday 2:00 pm EDT - 5:00 pm EDT October 23 to October 24, 2021

Online via Zoom

How can writers make a personal story immersive? Propulsive? Deeply felt? This bootcamp will consider craft techniques essential to fiction writing—dramatic tension, characterization, setting, salient details—and show how they can strengthen and enrich narrative nonfiction.

All Levels
Capacity: 20

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    Courtney Zoffness

    Courtney Zoffness

    Courtney Zoffness won the Sunday Times Short Story Award, the largest international prize for short fiction. Her debut work of nonfiction, Spilt Milk, appeared on 2021 “must-read” lists from Publishers Weekly, LitHub, Refinery29, Good Morning America, and others. She’s published in the Paris Review Daily, the New York Times, the Southern Review, Guernica, and several anthologies, and been honored by fellowships from The Center for Fiction and MacDowell. A seasoned professor, she currently directs the Creative Writing Program at Drew University.