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Off Campus Writers' Workshop - OCWW

Goldie Goldbloom - When All the World Was Green: the Deep Mystery of Gorgeous Fiction

  • November 08, 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka, IL


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Music relies on resonant sound and harmonics to elevate an ordinary tune into something that raises the hairs on the back of your neck, but how can writing tap into that same numinous space? A discussion about losing oneself inside the world of fiction, unleashing your subconscious mind, and ringing bells that can't be heard by a listening ear.

Goldie Goldbloom was awarded a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Brown Foundation-Dora Maar Fellowship. Her most recent novel is Gwen and she has a new publication, "Tandem Ride" in Ploughshares out this summer. Her novel, The Paperbark Shoe, won the AWP Novel Award and several other awards.

 Goldie Goldbloom's collection of short fiction, You Lose These, includes the title story that appeared in the queer anthology, Keep Your Wives Away from Them. Her writing has appeared in The Kenyon Review, NPR, Narrative Magazine, Prairie Schooner and StoryQuarterly, amongst others. She is an internationally recognized speaker, and was invited to lecture at the Assises Internationales du Roman in Lyon, France, in the same year that she was recognized for her excellence in teaching by way of Northwestern University's Honor Roll. In 2014, she won Hunger Mountain's Non-Fiction Prize. Goldbloom is a graduate of the Warren Wilson MFA Program in North Carolina. Visit her website at

Goldie will accept manuscripts for critique. Please see manuscript guidelines.

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