The Writers Studio- Ben Marcus teaches, Mexican writers read, the library changes

Ben Marcus teaches, Mexican writers read, the library changes
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I like big doses of grief when I read:

Richard Yates, Flannery O’Connor, Kenzabaro Oe, Thomas Bernhard. — Ben Marcus

Ben Marcus has published in The New Yorker, Granta, The Paris Review, and Harper’s.He is a Guggenheim Fellow, the winner of three Puschart Prizes, and the fiction editor of the The American Reader.

Tonight he discusses his book, Leaving The Sea, with Philip Schultz in Craft Class. Attend and/or download all nine historic classes. Reading list is here. Register here.

Where Will All The Books Go?
Slate explores how the digital age is changing the library.

Our Writers Publish. So Can You.

Lisa Badner’s poem “Fuck Passover” is featured in five2onemagazine. Lisa is a student in the Master Class and the coordinator of The Writers Studio Tutorial Program.

Doris Cheng’s story “Hellion” was accepted in Calyx Journal and will appear in Summer 2017. Doris is a student in the Master Class and teaches Online Level II.

Rosalia Scalia’s story “Mother’s Dresser” was accepted in Ragazine. Her story began as an in-class exercise. Rosalia has been a student with Anamyn Turowski and Joel Hinman.

Janelle Drumwright’s short story “Smilestone” received an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers for January/February 2016. Janelle teaches in The Writers Studio Tucson.

Reneé Bibby’s flash fiction “Rabbit or the Wheel” will appear in the August issue of Wildness, an imprint of Platypus Press. Reneé is director of The Writers Studio Tucson, where she teaches.

It’s This Week. Go.

This is the start of the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, featuring dozens of world-renowned authors, intellectuals, artists, and academics celebrating the literary culture of Mexico. The Writers Studio community gets a special 20% discount to all events. Discount code: WRITE2016. worldvoices.pen.org
It’s not too late for spring and not too early for summer.Register now to get the class you want and start living as a writer.
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