Fiction Long and Short
Instructor: S.J. Rozan
Instructor: Barbara Shoup
Thursday, July 28, 2022   -   Wednesday, August 10, 2022


Surrounded by the breathtaking vistas and ancient art of Assisi, fiction writers of all levels working in short or long formats will be nurtured and challenged in just the right measure. Writers and teachers SJ Rozan and Barbara Shoup bring their vast combined experience to this workshop where you’ll share your work in a welcoming, diverse community. Classes include discussion of character, voice, plot, structure, setting, revision, and point of view in the context of the work presented as well as covering issues concerning publishing that will help you find the right home for your finished manuscript.



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S.J. Rozan is the author of eighteen novels and more than 75 short stories, and the editor of three anthologies. She has won multiple awards for both novel and short story, including the Edgar, Shamus, Anthony, Nero, Macavity; Japanese Maltese Falcon; and the Private Eye Writers of America Life Achievement Award. She teaches and lectures widely and has been a Master Artist at The Atlantic Center for the Arts and Writer-in-Residence at Singapore Management University. Her most recent novel is Family Business.

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Barbara Shoup is the author of eight novels for adults and young adults, a memoir, and two books about the creative process. Her YA novels have been named to the American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults, the Bulletin for the Center of Children’s Books Blue Ribbon Book; Voya Best Young Adult Book and Perfect 10, and the International Reading Association’s Young Adults Choice List. The recipient of the PEN Phyllis Reynolds Naylor Working Writer Fellowship, Lilly Endowment Creative Renewal Fellowships, and fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation, she is the Writer-in-Residence at the Indiana Writers Center. Her most recent novel is Looking for Jack Kerouac.

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