Short Stories from Life with Melatu Uche Okorie

Short Stories from Life with Melatu Uche Okorie

Starts: Sat 15 June 2019
Time: 10.30am- 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Cost: €80/€70 Members 

Every writer leaves a little bit of themselves in their stories no matter what the story is about, or how abstract it is. As writers, we use our reactions in a particular situation to judge/decide how a character we are creating would react if we placed them in that same situation. In this workshop we learn how to write about the ‘small’ things in life in a critical and reflective way, using the short story as a form of social commentary.

Melatu Uche Okorie was born in Enugu, Nigeria. She has an MPhil in Creative Writing from Trinity College, Dublin. Her work has been published in Dublin: Ten Journeys One Destination, Alms on the Highway (New Writing from the Oscar Wilde Centre), LIT Journal and College Green Magazine. Her debut collection, This Hostel Life, was published in May, 2018. She is currently working on a novel. 

 

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