Mining Your Diamonds: A Workshop

with Christina Chiu

Saturday, January 27, 2018 3:00pm
Asian American Writers' Workshop
112 W. 27th Street, STE 600
New York, New York 10001

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One Session, 90 minutes (3:30PM-4:00PM)
Saturday, January 27th, 2018
Fees & Payment Options: $25

Full payment due before first class.

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Why You Should Take This Class: Everyone has a unique story waiting to be unearthed. Like diamonds under a bedrock, you need the right tools in order to extract and polish them. Join Christina Chiu for a 90-minute workshop that will guide entrepreneurs, writers, professionals, and everyone in-between through a metaphorical mining excursion to discover their unique story. Participate in various writing exercises, receive helpful feedback, and synthesize the “gems” of your discoveries into something much more.

Class Description: In this workshop, we will discuss how to craft a manuscript for publication, how to pitch your work to agents and editors, and how to maintain writing momentum on your own and overcoming writers’ block.

Questions? Contact Tiffany Le at tle@aaww.org.

Christina Chiu is an author, creative writing coach, and public speaker whose core message of Transcendence is inspired by her Chinese-American heritage. She is the author of Troublemaker and Other Saints (Berkley, 2002), and is a winner of the Asian American Literary Award. Troublemaker was the Alternate Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and was nominated for the Stephen Crane First Fiction Award. Christina also won literary awards from the Playboy Fiction Contest, Glimmer Train, New Millenium, New York Stories, World Wide Writers, Explorations, New Stone Circle Fiction Contest, and El Dorado Writers’ Guild. Christina is the recipient of the Robert Simpson Fellowship, the Van Lier Fellowship, the Wiepersdorf Fellowship in Germany, and the Claire Woolrich Scholarship from Columbia University. This December, Christina will be a fellow at Moulin a Nef in Auvillar, France.

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