Critically acclaimed author Peter Ferry discusses the organic nature of character development, the use of models, and how characters change, grow and evolve. He cites examples taken from his own work and as well as from other literature.
Peter Ferry's stories have appeared in McSweeney's, Fiction, OR, Chicago Quarterly Review and StoryQuarterly; he is the winner of an Illinois Arts Council Award for Short Fiction. He is a contributor to the travel pages of The Chicago Tribune and to WorldHum. He has written two novels, Travel Writing, which was published in 2008, and Old Heart, which was published in June, 2015 and won the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year award. He lives in Evanston, Illinois and Van Buren County, Michigan with his wife Carolyn.
Registration and Socializing 9-9:30
*Will do manuscript critiques. Please see manuscript guidelines. Manuscripts and payment due November 28th.
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