Mastering the Art of the Sentence
August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm$285.00
Thurs., Aug. 6, 7-9pm; Thurs., Aug. 13, 7-9pm; Thurs., Aug. 20, 7-9pm
In this class we’ll practice sentence structure and revising sentences, talk about what DeLillo calls the swing of the sentence, and look at what makes good, bad, and great sentences, down to the last word and syllable.
About the Instructor: Nathan Alling Long’s work has won several international story competitions, appeared on NPR, and been published in over 100 publications, including Tin House, Glimmer Train, The Sun, Witness, and Best of Microfiction 2020. Nathan’s collection of fifty short fictions, The Origin of Doubt, was a 2019 Lambda Literary Award finalist. His second manuscript, Everything Merges with the Night, was a finalist for both the Hudson Book Manuscript Prize and the Iowa Fiction Award. Other awards include a Mellon Foundation Fellowship, a Truman Capote Literary Scholarship, three Pushcart nominations, and scholarships to Bread Loaf and Sewanee Writers Conferences. Nathan lives in Philadelphia and teaches at Stockton University.