Allowing the Reader Deeper Into Your World: Landscape, Dialogue, and a Few Other Matters

05/07/2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Location

Charlotte Lit's Studio Two
1817 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28205

Description

In this class, acclaimed writer Ron Rash will use examples from the works of writers such as Daniel Woodrell, Alice Walker, Edgar Allan Poe, Shirley Jackson, and others to discuss how landscape and dialogue can intensify the reader's understanding of characters and their actions.


About the Instructor: Ron Rash is the author of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner finalist and New York Times bestseller Serena and Above the Waterfall, in addition to four prizewinning novels, including The Cove, One Foot in Eden, Saints at the River, and The World Made Straight; four collections of poems; and six collections of stories, among them Burning Bright, which won the 2010 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, and Chemistry and Other Stories, which was a finalist for the 2007 PEN/Faulkner Award. Twice the recipient of the O. Henry Prize, he teaches at Western Carolina University.

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