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The Art of the Short Story

Short stories are very popular, for writers and readers alike. This class will provide an overview of the various kinds of short stories one can write, the different plot structures, and the many different lengths of stories that are popular today including micro-fiction, flash fiction and others.

This class is presented in partnership with the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System. For more information, please contact a Whole Health Team Member at (216) 791-3800 ext. 62257 or 62394.

Instructor: After working as a boilermaker in the steel mills in Ohio, Kevin P. Keating became a professor of English and began teaching at John Carroll University, Baldwin Wallace University, and Cleveland State University. His essays and stories have appeared in over fifty literary journals. His first novel The Natural Order of Things was a finalist for the 2012 Los Angeles Times First Fiction Award. His second novel The Captive Condition was launched at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con. He is the recipient of the Cleveland Arts Prize and a Creative Workforce Fellowship.

Details: The Art of the Short Story with Kevin Keating is a two-week course which takes place Saturdays, November 7 & 14 from 10am-12:00pm remotely through Zoom. Register and we will send along information about how to connect via Zoom.
Zoom Info: Register for the workshop and Lit Cleveland will send you an invitation and instructions on how to attend via Zoom. All you need is a good internet connection and a computer or smartphone with a camera and microphone. Not sure if your system is compatible? Just click here


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