Instructor: Josh Rolnick
Dates: Begins May 20, 2021
Location: Online (weekly video meet-up Thursdays 7:30-9:30pm EST)
Fee: $495 (usually $625)
A writing sample is required for this class. Please fill out an application with your contact info and a sample of your writing.
Our Fiction Workshop is aimed at writers with a regular practice, those who have mastered the essentials and are looking for a community of peers ready to offer insightful, impartial feedback on works in progress. Whether you’re a writer looking to polish work for publication, looking for a fresh perspective, looking to climb the next hurdle, or simply missing the motivation and comradery only workshop can offer, our Fiction Workshop is designed to get you writing. Come geek out with your fellow lit nerds and walk away with a renewed sense of purpose.
Josh Rolnick’s short story collection, Pulp and Paper, won the John Simmons Short Fiction Award, selected by Yiyun Li (University of Iowa Press). His most recent story appeared in Meridian (spring 2020), and his latest story is forthcoming in Boulevard (spring 2021). Previous short stories have won the Arts & Letters Fiction Prize and The Florida Review Editors’ Choice Prize. His stories have also been published in Harvard Review, Western Humanities Review, Bellingham Review, and Gulf Coast, and have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best New American Voices. He is a faculty lecturer at the Johns Hopkins MA in Writing Program and fiction editor at Paper Brigade, the literary annual of the Jewish Book Council.