https://bpl.bibliocommons.com/events/60e5c4a1c8e11b29009b35cd Online event
700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116
Classes, Virtual & Streaming
Join the Boston Public Library for this hour-long course taught by Kristen Paulson-Nguyen, a 2020 winner of the inaugural Boston in 100 Words writing contest. You’ll learn about flash and micro-flash fiction and nonfiction, read samples provided, discuss their components, and try writing your own micro-flash pieces. If time allows, participants will have the opportunity to share their work and receive feedback.
*Update: Due to the high chance inclement weather, this program is being moved online to Zoom meeting. Please visit the BPL's Zoom registration page to register: https://boston-public-library.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUuf-GrpjkpG9y88vcDnIdheZYVrGPLgNXF.* Participants should have a pen and notebook ready.
Kristen Paulson-Nguyen is the Writing Life Editor at Hippocampus Magazine and a Title Doctor who resuscitates ailing book titles. Kristen’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Creative Nonfiction, The Boston Globe, GrubWrites, and BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog, among other publications. Her micro-essay “Neighbors” won a 2020 award from the First Annual Boston in 100 Words Flash Fiction Writing Contest. Kristen has appeared on The Gita Brown Show and Writing Class Radio podcasts. She is a HippoCamp 2021 presenter. Kristen is a graduate of GrubStreet’s 2017 Memoir Incubator and 2019 Essay Incubator. Find her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kpnwriter?lang=en.