Writing Well-Crafted Fiction taught by Stephen Rea

Whether your goal is to perfect your short stories or get your literary novel onto bookstore shelves, or you simply enjoy writing for yourself and want to master the basics, this course will suit your needs and improve your fiction writing. Students will have their work read, edited, and discussed, and the program will be flexible and informal, tailored to the interests of the participants - no matter their age, writing ability, or experience.

Stephen Rea is originally from Northern Ireland but has lived in New Orleans since 2004. A former national newspaper journalist in the UK, he is the author of the book Finn McCool's Football Club, a tale set against Hurricane Katrina centered around the Irish pub in Mid-City.

When: Tuesdays from 7-9pm starting on March 5 for eight weeks.
Where: Loyola campus, Bobet Hall, Rm 341.
Cost: $250.00 per course
Open to: Adults (21+) and is not for Loyola credit. Participants must not be currently enrolled as full-time students.
Sign up: To reserve your spot send a check payable to:
Walker Percy Center, Box 157, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118

 For further information, e-mail lwi@loyno.edu or call 504-931-9902.