March 15-17, 2024 

Write hybrids that pop and crackle with popular culture inflections. Let the music that inspires you, the public figures that rankle you, and the films that haunt you shape and deepen your work. The effect could be comic, tragic, fabulist, or surrealist—in this generative, prompt-based workshop, anything goes.

About the Instructor
Wendy Oleson (MFA, PhD), is author of two award-winning chapbooks, Please Find Us (2018, Gertrude Press) and Our Daughter and Other Stories (2017, Map Literary). Her fiction has appeared in Copper Nickel, Adroit Journal, Denver Quarterly,Cimarron Review, SmokeLong Quarterly: Best of the First Ten Years, and elsewhere. Wendy teaches for the Writers’ Program at UCLA Extension and serves as managing editor for Split Lip Magazine and associate prose editor for Fairy Tale Review. She has received grants and fellowships from Artist Trust, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Hambidge Center, and the Vermont Studio Center. Wendy lives with her wife and rescue dogs in Walla Walla, Washington.

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