Workshops & Events

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

***to register you need to write to info@leopardskinandlimes.com***
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION BY OCTOBER 1st: 100 Euro (a 25 Euro deposit is required to reserve a spot).

EXPLORING THE SHORT STORY

INSTRUCTOR: AMBIKA THOMPSON
WHEN: Tuesdays, October 29, 2019 – December 10, 2019 (Note: no workshop on November 12th), 19:30-21:30
NUMBER OF CLASSES: 6
WHERE: ma-feinekost, Kienitzer Straße 93 in Neukölln, Berlin
COST: €95 + 19% VAT (€18) = €113 (early bird registration by October 1st = €100)
HOW TO REGISTER: write to info <AT> leopardskinandlimes.com
a €25 deposit is required for registration

This 6-week workshop is open for all those interested in the art of the short story. It will consist of three parts: a) a weekly reading from a supplied reading list, which we will use to discuss the different elements of craft in terms of narrative, structure, genre, tone, narrator, character and theme; b) a weekly in class writing exercise based on the weekly reading; and c) workshopping of participants’ own short stories with a strong focus on completion so that at the end of the course each student will have 1-2 finished stories.

WRITING ABOUT THE SELF: MEMOIR, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, PERSONAL ESSAY & AUTOFICTION

Writing About the Self – Memoir, Autobiography, Personal Essay & Autofiction
INSTRUCTOR: AMBIKA THOMPSON
WHEN: Mondays, October 28, 2019 – December 2, 2019, 19:30-21:30
NUMBER OF CLASSES: 6
WHERE: ma-feinekost, Kienitzer Straße 93 in Neukölln, Berlin
COST: €95 + 19% VAT (€18) = €113 (early bird registration = €100)
HOW TO REGISTER: write to info@leopardskinandlimes.com

This 6-week workshop (in English) is open for all those interested in writing about personal experiences or one’s self, like David Sedaris, Maggie Nelson or any of those memoirs you love. It will consist of three parts: a) a weekly reading from a supplied reading list, which we will use to discuss the different elements of craft in terms of narrative, structure, genre, tone, narrator, character and theme; b) a weekly in class writing exercise based on the weekly reading; and c) workshopping of participants’ own pieces with a strong focus on completion.

***to register you need to write to info@leopardskinandlimes.com***
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION BY OCTOBER 1st: 100 Euro (a 25 Euro deposit is required to reserve a spot).

Ambika Thompson is a writer, musician and parent. Her short stories have been published internationally in several print and online publications including Electric Literature, Fanzine, and Riddle Fence, Crab Fats Magazine’s “Best of” compilation (2017), and she has also been nominated for the Canadian Journey Prize in 2017. She was the fiction editor and now the managing editor of Leopardskin & Limes, and has a MFA in creative writing from Guelph University. More info: http://ambikathompson.com/

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