Writer's Workshop: Where to Begin

Tuesday, February 5
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Learn the basics of how to plan out and start writing a short story with local author Aumaine Gruich.

Part of our Short Story Contest Writer's Workshop series:

Feb 5, Where to Begin – Aumaine Gruich, 7 pm

Feb 19, Developing Your Characters – Molly MacRae, 7 pm

Mar 5, Creative Writing – Jim O'Brien, 7 pm

Mar 19, Finishing Your Story – Justin Smith, 7 pm

Apr 11, Short Story Contest Awards Ceremony & Reading, 7 pm

Interested in the Short Story Contest? Find story criteria, how to submit your story, and prize information at champaign.org/short-story

*Participants do not need to attend classes to enter story competition. 

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About the instructor:

Aumaine Gruich earned a bachelor’s in English from The Ohio State University and is an MFA candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Illinois. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Court Green, inter|rupture, and as a finalist for Ruminate Magazine’s Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize. She is the recipient of a 2018 Chautauqua Writer’s Center scholarship, holds an editorial assistant role at Ninth Letter, and has taught creative writing to both middle schoolers and adults.

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Main Library, Robeson Pavilion Room C


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