Summer Workshop Program 2023

Please note: The tuition for all Summer Program Workshops is the following:
$900-Sustaining Rate, $700-Regular Rate, $500-Student/Teacher Rate
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Dean Albarelli Fiction Writers Workshop June 18 to June 23, 2017 Tuition: $600 Workshop: 1pm-4pm Discipline: Fiction OPEN TO ALL On-site Housing NOT Available - Off-site Housing Options

Maybe you’ve been writing fiction and could use some guidance — tips on plot, advice about dialogue, thoughts on how best to begin a narrative. Or maybe you’ve simply wanted to write fiction and haven’t quite dared. Whatever your background, this workshop will get you started on promising new material, in an inspirational atmosphere of supportive camaraderie. We’ll also consider some of the work you’ve previously written.

Over the week, I’ll meet privately with each student to discuss individual strengths and areas in need of strengthening; to address relevant issues of craft, and recommend useful readings. Our one-on-one conference will also be an occasion for talking about anything else that might be on your mind, whether it’s MFA programs, publishing, or the sometimes tricky business of basing characters on friends and family.

Students should bring 10 copies of a short story or novel excerpt to the first gathering on Sunday night (20 pages maximum, double-spaced, 12 pt. font).


DEAN ALBARELLI is the author of Cheaters and Other Stories, a selection of the Barnes & Noble series "Discover Great New Writers." A chapter from his forthcoming novel became a prizewinning short film with Amanda Peet. Twice a Fellow at FAWC, he is the recipient of a Michener Award, a grant from the Vermont Arts Council, and the PEN/New England Discover Award. He is an advisory editor with The Hudson Review, and currently the Writer in Residence at Boston University's Kilachand Honors College.

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