Jumpstart Your Fiction: Providence
Do you have a story to tell? Now’s the time to move your idea from inspiration to page. This workshop will explore fiction through craft-talks and writing exercises. Each session focuses on an element of craft, such as how to develop engaging characters and how to create lifelike dialogue. In a supportive environment, participants will write from in-class prompts and share their work, receiving valuable feedback from fellow writers. We will read and discuss short stories by contemporary writers such as Amy Bloom, Ha Jin, and Carmen Maria Machado, as well as the classic works of Ernest Hemingway and Flannery O’Connor. Writers at all levels will strengthen their writing and their connection to creativity.
Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.
For more more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.
Previous Students Say
- "Diverse Reading Assignments"
- "Great for Newbies"
- "Supportive Environment"
- In-Class Writing
- Craft Lessons
- Study Published Writing
- Generate New Work
- Short Fiction