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Voice Driven Narratives

All Levels | How can voice—a narrator’s speech patterns, vocabulary, and degree of awareness—be the main source of conflict and tension, rather than action and plot? Through discussion and writing exercises, we’ll explore the technique behind crafting a narrator that is authoritative, vulnerable, conversational, or absurd. Authors we’ll study include Jackson, July, Orange, Johnson, and Sycamore.

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Instructor: John Englehardt

Class Type: 4 Sessions

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Start Date: 11/13/2019

No Class On: 11/27/2019

End Date: 12/11/2019

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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John Englehardt

John Englehardt is a fiction writer, editor at Pacifica Literary Review, and a former Made at Hugo House fellow. He won the 2014 Wabash prize in fiction, the Conium Review's 2014 Flash Fiction Contest, and The Stranger's A&P story contest, judged by Sherman Alexie and Rebecca Brown. He holds an MFA from University of Arkansas, and his writing has appeared in Sycamore Review, The Stranger, Seattle Review of Books, and The James Franco Review.

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