Professional Writers Series: Gina Oschner, “Paths to the Short Story”
Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
WSU Vancouver Professional Writer's Series
February — April 2013
Washington State University Vancouver’s Professional Writers Symposium introduces students and guests to award-winning writers from a variety of literary genres. On Thursday evenings from February through April, six Northwest writers will speak about the trajectory of their careers including their achievements and setbacks. Gain insight into the writing process and the ways these artists intersect with their creative communities. You may even find new ways to navigate your own literary career path.
Paths to the Short Story
Short story writer Gina Oschner, is the author of two collections, “The Necessary Grace to Fall,” winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award, and “People I Wanted to Be.”
Irish novelist Colum McCann said, “Oschner manages, with almost every story, to capture the sundry human moments and make raw and unforgettable music of them.”
Ochsner has been awarded grants from the John L. Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment of Arts and is a recipient of a Raymond Carver Prize. She is also author of the novel, “The Russian Dream Book of Colour and Light.” Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Tin House, Glimmertrain, The Kenyon Review and Prairie Schooner.
Library (VLIB), room 264
Who can participate:
Contact for more information:
Howard Aaron, firstname.lastname@example.org
WSU Vancouver English Department
About WSU Vancouver:
WSU Vancouver is a premier, non-residential research university located in Vancouver, WA that offers 20 bachelor’s degrees, nine master’s degrees, two doctorate degrees and more than 37 fields of study.