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Creative Nonfiction Boot Camp with David Shields

April 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Lecture. Close Readings of sample texts. In-Class Writing & Critique

Takes place on Tues, Apr 4 & Thu Apr 6

Level: Geared to Intermediate but all welcome

Join New York Times bestselling author David Shields in a two-day creative nonfiction boot camp. Explore cutting edge strategies in groundbreaking ways. Learn the value of brevity and literary collage and free your writing from the traditional narrative arc to reinvigorate your ideas of what contemporary nonfiction and storytelling can be. Produce exciting, innovative work and receive feedback in a supportive workshop environment with one of the contemporary masters of the genre.

Class Full

David ShieldsDavid Shields is the internationally bestselling author of twenty books, including Reality Hunger (named a New York Times Best Book), The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead (a New York Times bestseller), Black Planet (finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award), and War Is Beautiful (2015). Other People: Takes & Mistakes is forthcoming from Knopf. His writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Harper’s, Village Voice and elsewhere.

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April 4, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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