Spinning a Story from Bits & Pieces: A Virtual Workshop with Jill McCorkle


Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 6:00 pm (click here to register via Crowdcast)
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Join acclaimed local author Jill McCorkle for a free virtual writing workshop! Jill will lead an interactive writing exercise, offer instruction, and provide notes on her own process following an idea from beginning to end.

Jill McCorkle's first two novels were released simultaneously when she was just out of college, and the New York Times called her "a born novelist." Since then, she has published six novels and four collections of short stories, and her work has appeared in Best American Short Stories several times, as well as The Norton Anthology of Short Fiction. She has received the New England Booksellers Award, the John Dos Passos Prize for Excellence in Literature, and the North Carolina Award for Literature. She has written for the New York Times Book Review, the Washington Post, the Boston GlobeGarden and Gun, the Atlantic, and other publications. She was a Briggs-Copeland Lecturer in Fiction at Harvard, where she also chaired the department of creative writing. She is currently a faculty member of the Bennington College Writing Seminars and is affiliated with the MFA program at North Carolina State University. Her most recent novel, Hieroglyphics, is now available in paperback.

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Hieroglyphics Cover Image
ISBN: 9781643751382
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Algonquin Books - May 4th, 2021

Life After Life: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616203221
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Published: A Shannon Ravenel Book - November 5th, 2013

Going Away Shoes Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616200145
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 14th, 2010

Creatures of Habit Cover Image
ISBN: 9781565123977
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Published: A Shannon Ravenel Book - March 28th, 2003