This course is for aspiring urban fiction or “street lit” writers looking to hone their storytelling skills.
We will explore the key themes of the genre that make for compelling and engaging storytelling. Learn how to develop narratives about life in the big cities which address, gender, violence, social politics. We will discuss representations of ‘street’ heroes and anti-heroes in books and TV as well other mediums. This class will feature one lecture, two skill building exercises, two breakout sessions, and one group workshop. You will create the first drafts of a short work of fiction and receive constructive feedback on your writing in a supportive environment.
Class meets 6/2, 6/16, 6/30, 7/14.
WRIT:765 | $139 | SR $76.50
Saturdays @ 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. with Daphne Rivers |@DebuggyBug