Joys of Genre

We will look at various existing genres--fantasy, western, horror, crime, romance--as well as examples from those genres. We will break down the common tropes in those genres, looking at how they might be used and how they might be defied. We will write exercises in those genres, culminating in a full short story in your preferred genre.

This 4 week workshop will be February 21 st, February 28 th, March 7th, and March 21st from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at OSU-Tulsa.

Speaker: Christopher Murphy

Speaker Bio: Christopher Murphy teaches creative writing at Northeastern State University and serves on the editorial board for Nimrod. He's had work published at Gulf Coast (online), Jellyfish Review, Necessary Fiction, Spartan, and decomP, among others. He has a new collection of flash fiction from Mongrel Empire Press.

Registration will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 17th.