Nancy Jo Cullen – Short Story Workshop Writing@Baxter
May 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$50
This three-hour workshop examines journey in the short story with an eye on the question: why are we with these characters now? The short story’s form requires efficiency and urgency; this workshop will explore how desi, conflict and choice function within the constraint of a short story to build a character’s journey. Come prepared to write!
Date: Sunday, May 3, 2020⋅
Time: 1:00 – 4:00pm
About Nancy: Nancy Jo Cullen’s fiction has appeared in The Journey Prize Anthology, The Puritan, Grain, Filling Station, Plenitude, Prairie Fire, This Magazine, and The New Quarterly. Her short story collection, Canary, was published by Biblioasis in 2013, and her first novel, The Western Alienation Merit Badge, was published by Wolsak and Wynn in 2019. In addition, she’s published three collections of poetry with Frontenac House Press. Nancy Jo holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph and is the 4th recipient of the Writers’ Trust Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writer. She recently completed her fourth poetry manuscript and is now at work on a new collection of linked short stories.