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Saturday, April 4 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
7L: Place: From Where to Why

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In the crafting of fiction, place involves more than the factual depiction of setting. Place can bring characters into stronger focus and come to life as much as any character. This session will explore the vital role that place plays not just in developing characters but also establishing the larger reason-to-be of a fictional work. Through readings of examples, generative writing exercises, and conversation, we'll examine different approaches to place, so as to make its role more meaningful in storytelling.

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Pitchaya Sudbanthad

Author, BANGKOK WAKES TO RAIN
Pitchaya Sudbanthad is the author of the novel Bangkok Wakes to Rain, published by Riverhead Books (US) and Sceptre (UK), which was selected as a New York Times Editors’ Choice pick and a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. He has received fellowships in fiction... Read More →


Saturday April 4, 2020 1:45pm - 3:00pm EDT
Hancock Room - Mezzanine Level