Crafting Short Fiction with Crispin Rodrigues
“A good [short story] would take me out of myself and then stuff me back in, outsized, now, and uneasy with the fit.” – David Sedaris
A good short story can still pack a pretty good punch, despite its brief form. But what makes it tick? Explore the intricacies of crafting a short story with this workshop!
The session will cover:
• What are the characteristics of short fiction?
• How short fiction is different from novels and novellas?
Crispin Rodrigues is the author of three poetry collections and co-editor of Crazy Little Pyromaniacs, an anthology of unpublished youth poets. His latest poetry collection is How Now Blown Crow. He moderates Head2Head, an online panel series co-organised by the National Library Board.