Experiments in Generating Quickly: Short Fiction Workshop

Do you: Overthink the first draft? Struggle to get past creative resistance? Every draft is an experiment. In this class, participants will engage with on-the-spot experimental prompts, workshop short drafts, and come away with a new and renewed skill set for their creative process.

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    On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program. Please visit for more information.
About the Instructor

April Sopkin

April Sopkin writes fiction and personal essays. She has been awarded a 2023 Elizabeth George Foundation grant to fund the completion of her short story collection. Her work has appeared in Joyland, Black Telephone Magazine, MIT Technology Review, Carve, Southern Indiana Review, and elsewhere. She was a 2019 Tin House Scholar and her work has won the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest, the Patricia Aakhus Award, and the Frank McCourt Memoir Prize. April’s work has also been supported by fellowships and artist residencies, including the Tin House Summer Workshop, TENT: Creative Writing at the Yiddish Book Center, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.

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Experiments in Generating Quickly: Short Fiction Workshop

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Class Details
October 7 - November 114:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Day: Mon
Tuition: $245.00
Member Tuition: $220.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: April Sopkin
Level: All Levels