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The Short End of the Shtick: Reading Flash Fiction with Nancy Hesser, Ph.D.

Power-packed and pared down, flash fiction and its kin – pocket, postcard, and palm-sized stories – can provide a refreshing option for today’s readers. This three-session course offers an international sampling of vivid “short shorts,” each under three pages, whose authors have swapped length for strength to build suspense, paint memorable portraits, and evoke powerful emotions. Discussion topics will include “Flash Back: How We Came Up Short,” and “Flash Freeze.” Readings will be provided via email.

            Nancy Hesser, Ph.D., has taught literature in the US, DR Congo, and Mali. When she is not hanging out with her husband and canine companions in Dorchester County's salt marshes, she may be found teaching short story courses for various lifelong learning programs, focusing on such themes as American regionalism, the Roaring 20's, Caribbean voices, bar room stories, and flash fiction. Choose between Live ZOOM Class Sessions or Recorded, Thursdays, February 11, 18, 25 from 1:30-2:30 pm $30. To register for the course, or for more information about Chesapeake Forum Winter/Spring 2021 classes go to our website at https://chesapeakeforum.org/ or visit us on Facebook.

Thursday, February 11 at 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lectures & Classes

Audience

Everyone

Topic

Arts & Culture, Educational

Website

https://chesapeakeforum.org/

Cost

$30

Contact Email

ducktales1@verizon.net

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