Join us for an evening with Olivia Clare as she talks about style in fiction writing.
Olivia will discuss many elements of style--language, sentence length, economy, syntax.
Olivia Clare's stories have appeared or will appear in Southern Review, Yale Review, Granta Online, n+1, and other journals. Her first published story, “Pétur,” appeared in Ecotone and received a 2014 O. Henry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Poetry, Southern Review, Notre Dame Review, and others. She’s received a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation, the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship from Colgate University, and fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Vermont Studio Center. Her book of poems, The 26-Hour Day, is forthcoming from New Issues. She has a master’s degree in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, a master’s in fiction from the University of Southern California, and she is currently a Black Mountain Institute Ph.D. Fellow in Literature at UNLV.
O' Henry award winning story Pétur