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How To Be Your Own Editor: The Art of Revision – FINE ARTS WORK CENTER in Provincetown
Fine Arts Work Center In Provincetown

2023 Summer Workshops

Joan Wickersham How To Be Your Own Editor: The Art of Revision June 18 to June 23, 2017 Tuition: $600 Workshop: 9am-12pm Discipline: Fiction INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED On-site Housing NOT Available - Off-site Housing Options

Revision is the greatest opportunity a fiction writer can have. Learn to be your own editor, and your most astute and discriminating reader. Bring it in and make it better. Please bring 11 copies of up to 10 pages of fiction (double-spaced, 12pt font) to the Sunday evening orientation session.


Joan Wickersham is the author of The Suicide Index, a National Book Award finalist, and The News from Spain. Her fiction, essays, and poetry have appeared in many publications, including The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. She writes a regular op-ed column for The Boston Globe. Wickersham has taught fiction and memoir at Harvard, Emerson, UMass Boston, and the Bennington Writing Seminars.