SUMMER ADVANCED FICTION CLASSES in Galway

SUMMER ADVANCED FICTION CLASSES

STARTING IN JUNE Over The Edge announces EVENING CLASS in advanced Fiction Writing with Susan Millar DuMars STARTS WEDNESDAY JUNE 17th

THE CLASS TAKES PLACE on WEDNEDAY EVENINGS, 7-9.30 pm for 6 weeks STARTING WEDNESDAY, June 17th. Maximum Number students: 5. Each student will receive close individual attention.
This class is for those serious about writing short or long fiction. From week one, each student will be responsible to email their assignment to Susan Millar DuMars and their classmates by Monday noon. Students will also bring hard copies of the piece into class. Assignments can be up to 5 double spaced pages. They may be in response to the week’s assignment or part of something the student is working on independently. In each session we will provide feedback to each student. Susan’s feedback will be detailed as it will be based on her earlier reading of the work. Thus, each student will receive detailed feedback on a total of 42 pages of work, as well as receiving “prompts” (assignments) and enjoying the camaraderie of the class.

Price: €120 for six weeks payable in advance or at first class. There are no refunds. To guarantee a place you must pay online in advance. If you have been struggling with a short story or a novel, this is the class for you.

The class is organised by Over The Edge literary events and will take place at 3 Carbry Road, Newcastle, Galway. Five minutes from NUI Galway. Parking available. For directions see map.
ABOUT THE TUTOR: Susan Millar DuMars’ debut poetry collection, Big Pink Umbrella, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2008. Her next collection, Dreams for Breakfast, appeared in April 2010. Her work features in Landing Places, Dedalus’ 2010 anthology of immigrant poetry written in Ireland; and also in The Best Of Irish Poetry 2010. A fiction writer as well, she published a collection of short stories, American Girls, with Lapwing in 2007. She published a book of short stories in 2010: Lights in the Distance, published by Doire Press. She has been the recipient of an Arts Council Literature Bursary. Susan’s third collection of poetry, The God Thing, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2013. She lives in Galway, where she and her husband have run the Over the Edge readings series since 2003. Susan edited the anthology Over the Edge – The First Ten years, published by Salmon, which includes work by forty seven writers who have published a first book since they did a reading at an Over The Edge: Open Reading in Galway City Library. Susan was the Featured Fiction writer in a recent issue of the American online magazine The Atticus Review.

TO REGISTER go to the Over The Edge website http://www.overtheedgeliteraryevents.blogspot.ie/2014/11/starting-in-april-over-edge-announces.html

Queries to 087-6431748 or by email to over-the-edge-openreadings@hotmail.com
YOU CAN REGISTER ONLINE NOW FOR THE CLASS WHICH STARTS WEDNESDAY JUNE 17th
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Over The Edge announces Sumer DAYTIME course in Advanced Fiction with Susan Millar DuMars
THE CLASS TAKES PLACE on FRIDAYS, 2-4.30pm for 6 weeks.
STARTING FRIDAY JUNE 19th
Maximum Number students: 5

CLASS DESCRIPTION: this class is for those serious about writing short or long fiction. From week one, each student will be responsible to email their assignment to Susan Millar DuMars and their classmates by Wednesday noon. Students will also bring hard copies of the piece into class. Assignments can be up to 5 double spaced pages. They may be in response to the week’s assignment or part of something the student is working on independently. In each session we will provide feedback to each student. Susan’s feedback will be detailed as it will be based on her earlier reading of the work. Thus, each student will receive detailed feedback on a total of 42 pages of work, as well as receiving “prompts” (assignments) and enjoying the camaraderie of the class.

Price: €120 for six weeks payable in advance or at first class. There are no refunds. To guarantee a place you must pay in advance. If you have been struggling with a short story or a novel, this is the class for you.

The class is organised by Over The Edge literary events and will take place at 3 Carbry Road, Newcastle, Galway. Five minutes from NUI Galway. Parking available.

ABOUT THE TUTOR: Susan Millar DuMars’ debut poetry collection, Big Pink Umbrella, was published by Salmon Poetry in 2008. Her next collection, Dreams for Breakfast, appeared in April 2010. Her work features in Landing Places, Dedalus’ 2010 anthology of immigrant poetry written in Ireland; and also in The Best Of Irish Poetry 2010. A fiction writer as well, she published a collection of short stories, American Girls, with Lapwing in 2007. She published a book of short stories in 2010: Lights in the Distance, published by Doire Press. She has been the recipient of an Arts Council Literature Bursary. Susan’s third collection of poetry, The God Thing, was published by Salmon Poetry last March. She lives in Galway, where she and her husband have run the Over the Edge readings series since 2003. Susan edited the anthology Over the Edge – The First Ten years, published by Salmon, which includes work by forty seven writers who have published a first book since they did a reading at an Over The Edge: Open Reading in Galway City Library. Susan is the Featured Fiction writer in a recent issue of the American online magazine The Atticus Review.

YOU CAN REGISTER ONLINE NOW
http://www.overtheedgeliteraryevents.blogspot.ie/2015/01/starting-june-over-edge-announces.html
Queries to 087-6431748 or by email to over-the-edge-openreadings@hotmail.com
THE DAYTIME CLASS STARTS ON FRIDAY JUNE 19th

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