Prose Workshop: Stealing Beauty: “Translating” From the Sister Arts
October 2 – 30 | Online | Ages 18+
Often fiction writing is provoked by contact with other art forms. If composition is a series of decisions about what goes where, shouldn’t the translating of decisions from painting, music and film into narrative language be possible? And if it is possible, how can we go about it? Or, to start from the other direction: how can we weave our obsessions with music, painting and film into our fiction writing? In this class we’ll focus on ekphrasis, allegory, and mimesis.