AWP Conference with Daniel A. Olivas

Seattle Convention Center, Level 3 Summit Building Rooms 345-346

Ambition of the Short Story: Bringing the Short Form Front and Center

“Storytellers go back to the beginning of human history: wandering bards, a grandmother at the kitchen table, sailors watching the stars from the bow of a ship. Yet in contemporary times, agents and publishers seem to prefer the deep dive of a novel over the compact form of the story collection. In contemplating the merits of short fiction as a genre in its own right, this conversation among four dynamic short story writers will explore the ins and outs of writing and publishing the short form.”

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