Folktales, myths, and fairy stories are often the blueprints through which we learn narrative as children—though their content is frequently dark and bloodthirsty. Let’s interrogate their rhetoric, musicality, and cultural insight (and impact) as we harness their sway over our imaginations with original fairy-tale flash of our own. — Jasmine Sawers
You will work in small groups to exchange feedback on drafts and discuss craft with Jasmine. At the end of the week, you’ll have the opportunity to send a draft to Jasmine for specific feedback.
Jasmine Sawers is a Kundiman fellow and graduate of the MFA program at Indiana University. Sawers serves as Associate Fiction Editor for Fairy Tale Review and has work in such publications as Ploughshares, SmokeLong Quarterly, and The Offing. Originally from Buffalo, NY, Sawers now lives and pets dogs outside St. Louis. Sawers is the author of The Anchored World: Flash Fairy Tales and Folklore, available from Rose Metal Press.
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