Short Story Bootcamp

A portrait of Maxine Beneba Clarke

Maxine Beneba Clarke
25 March 2017 - 10:00 to 26 March 2017 - 4:00
Maxine Beneba Clarke
Emerging, Established
Brush up on your short fiction skills and explore the elements of good short fiction, including structure, characterisation, plotting, editing and voice.

Through teaching, shared readings, writing exercises, discussion and one-on-one consultation, this course is for dedicated short fiction writers who wish to take their short story writing to the next level.

You will learn

  • how to structure your short fiction for maximum impact

  • how to explore the various stylistic methods of enhancing your short fiction

  • several different methods of editing your short fiction

  • where best to send your work, and what's happening in the world of Australian short fiction

  • how to gain a better understanding of what makes 'great' short fiction work

About Maxine Beneba Clarke

Maxine Beneba Clarke is an Australian writer of Afro-Caribbean descent. In 2015, her short fiction collection ‘Foreign Soil’ won the ABIA for Best Literary Fiction and the Indie Award for Best Debut Fiction, and was shortlisted for The Stella Prize. She is the author of three collections of poetry, including ‘Carrying The World’ (2016), a critically acclaimed memoir ‘The Hate Race’ (2016) and the picture book ‘The Patchwork Bike’ (2016).

 


176 Little Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia

Phone: 03 9094 7840
Email:
Member $ 290.00
Concession Member $ 270.00
Non-Member $ 400.00

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